How To Create Black and White Backgrounds for Color Images on

How To Create Black and White Backgrounds for Color Images on

black and white background exampleIn this tutorial, we are going to show you how to take one of your color pictures and make the background black and white while leaving one element of the image in full color.

To follow along this How To for you will of course need the software (which is free).
You will need an image you own, so you don’t get smacked with copyright infringement,
and a little guidance. Soon you will have a new cool way to show off some of your pictures!

Black and White Background for Images

Original Air Date: Aug 1, 2014  Video Length: 7:49 Plugins

I should mention that many of the tutorials require additional free plugins – which we conveniently link to. You can find the plugins we use here:

✔  Pyrochild plugins
✔  MadJik’ all plugins
✔  Tanel’s Photo and Color Plugins (2012-03-05)

Watch Sheryl’s video on “How To Add Plugins to” to get them setup.

Be sure to check out our other video tutorials on our YouTube Playlist.

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  1. Awesome video Brian, very helfpful 🙂

  2. Hey Brian, good post and video! Thanks very helpful.

  3. Thanks Josue, Sheryl always does a nice job.

  4. Thanks NJ

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