Adobe Photoshop is very popular software for touching the photo and make passport size photo. With the help of adobe Photoshop, you can easily convert your black and photo in the color photo and touch up your photo like a beauty parlor. I already share detail info about making passport size photo.
Open a B & W photo and prepare for color
First, download a black and white photo for sample. You can also use Photoshop image sample for example. You will Photoshop sample at: C:/Programme Files (x86) / Adobe / Photoshop / Sample / old Image. By default, this photo set to grayscale mode. In a grayscale mode, you can’t change photo setting deeply. So first convert your black and white photo from grayscale to RGB mode. Go to image adjustment and click on RGB Mode.
Coloring the face of a Black and White Photo
You can select the face by any tools. If you don’t know Photoshop tool then you need to learn Photoshop tools first. You can select an only face and not select hair. After selecting the face completely. Go to image > adjustment > Color Balance or simply press the shortcut key CTRL + B for Color Balance tool. A Color Balance tools will be open. You will see three boxes in these tools. In first box enter a amount = +77, In second box enter a amount = +20, In third box enter a amount = -26. If want more change on the face you can adjust this setting according to you by sliding the button.
Select and Coloring the Coat only
You can select only Coat with your favorite tool and open color balance tools. In color balance tool you can slide the button and give them a proper color of a coat. I enter amount one by one in all third box is +100, +1, and 20.
Select and Coloring the Shirt
Now you can select the shirt and color the shirt with your desired settings. I enter an amount all of three boxes are +58, -25, and 6. you can play the color balance setting if you don’t like this color.
Select and Color the Tie
Select the Tie with magic wand tool or other tools. After selecting the Tie to go to Color Balance tools by Pressing CTRL + B. You can mix the color for a tie by an increase and decrease the color balance slider. I enter an amount all three boxes are +73, -100 and -57.
Give Black look for Hair
Don’t forget to black the hair. If you don’t give black color to hair you photo looking duplicate and ugly. So blacken the hair with color balance tools. Select the hair completely and go to image > adjustment > Brightness and Contrast tools and enter an amount in Brightness field is: -53 and Contrast Field is: – 14.
Change you Background Color with Matching Photo Color
You can select your background color and change the color from black to light background color. Go to color balance tool and play with a slider. I use the amount for a slider is -100, +100 and -100.
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