Nemo’s Ten Point Tutorial Number 12

Photoshop CS5 Workflow for Beginners — #2 — Color zinger in grayscale photo

Use and learn a new set of Photoshop CS5 tools and techniques in this lesson. Set aside an hour to complete it, and you’ll have time left over to tell your friends how easy and exciting it is.

Often an outdoor sunny day color subject has way too much contrast for you to attempt to get the lighting balanced. Don’t bother trying. Convert your photo to grayscale (black and white), because our eyes are much more forgiving of heavy contrast in grayscale pictures.

I blurred the face of this subject to protect his privacy. He was nice to agree to have his snapshot taken this morning as I passed his house.

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