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Tim R. Plankenhorn
BetterPhoto Member Since: 7/12/2004

color in black and white

I have seen numorous black and white images that have color added to them. For example, b&w pictures of babies with blue eyes. I was wondering how this is achieved, is it done in editing? Or when the picture is taken

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7/14/2004 1:16:36 AM

Jon Close
BetterPhoto Member Since: 5/18/2000
  It's done in editing. With traditional b&w the print itself is hand colored with art pencils or paints. Digitally, a color image can have the color selectively desaturated to leave part of the picture in b&w and part in color (and the colors can be altered as well).

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7/14/2004 5:32:16 AM

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