How to Colorize a Old Black and White Photo in Photoshop
Bringing vintage photos into life is fun, especially if it involves old family pictures and portraits. Your first attempts probably were a mess. Don’t worry, it’s not that simple without the proper knowledge, but it isn’t a complex task either. In fact, after watching this video tutorial chances are that you’ll become a serial colorizer.
John Shaver from Photoshop Video Academy, explains in this detailed tutorial how to colorize photos using a 100% non-desctrucive technique, wich will preserve the original and make adjustments without having to go back and start from scratch.
Want more than just colorizing an old photograph? Learn how to fix your photos instantly!
Sometimes, well, most of the times, you are on a deadline, or don’t want to spend a lot of hours working on an image. You simply want to make a quick color fix, remove an unwanted object, or make the image look just plain better without getting into much trouble. This guide will show you some quick but effective retouching techniques that you can use in your images to make them look much better in a breeze.
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