Color Fragments Effect on the Black-and-White Photo

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Color Fragments Effect on the Black-and-White Photo

Here is one more tutorial photo effect tutorial where I’ll teach u how to create color fragments effect on the black white photo.

So, let’s start! Well, first off you’ll want to start by finding a nice stock photo on the stock photo websites or on the Google Images or feel free to use my own. Open up the picture.

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Use the Polygonal Lasso Tool to create dress selection of the first woman, then press Ctrl+J to copy selected part of image on the new layer.

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Select and copy the other two women dresses in the same way. Now go to the background layer and make it black-and-white with Image > Adjustments > Desaturate.

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Time to create studio background. Create a new one layer and use the Rectangular Marquee Tool to create selection as on my picture below. Fill selected area with dark grey color (#444444). Then set opacity up to 70% for this layer and change layer mode to Hard Light.

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Then select the Eraser Tool and a hard round brush to clear women’s silhouettes from grey color.

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After that use the Dodge Tool (Brush: 500 px, Range: Midtones, Exposure: 50%) and make background brightly in the centre.

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Ok, now create a new one selection with Rectangular Marquee Tool and fill it with grey color (#686868) on the new layer. After that remove selection and change layer mode to Hard Light.

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Select the Eraser Tool again and and a hard round brush to clear women’s silhouettes from grey color again.

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Then use the Dodge Tool (Brush: 250 px, Range: Midtones, Exposure: 50%) again to make little dodge work on the current layer.

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Ok, we are done with background. It looks as real studio now. Now, go to the layer with purple dress and apply Quick Mask Mode with gradient as below:

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Then go back to Standard Mode. Now we have some selected area.

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Press Delete to clear image into the area and use Ctrl+D to deselect area.

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Stylize another two dresses in the same way.

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Great! Our work is done! Enjoy your own color fragment photo effect!

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  • daitoryo

    Easy but nice!!!