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Convert Black & White Image to Color Image

This tutorial will teach you how to design black and white image to color.

Convert Black & White Image to Color Image


How to convert a black and white photograph to color?

This is an easy tutorial to learn easily the methods to convert blank and white photograph in a color photo. This tutorial has some easy steps to learn without any doubt. 

We are going to design  color photo from black and white, so choose a boy photograph  here to make color photo. You can choose any photo to make color photo.

Let's Start

Open A Photograph: To make color photograph, you have to open a photograph to modify. Here I have a black and while photo of a child.

 Selection: Now select the part of body you want to color. Select polygonal lasso tool and select head. If your first selection is completed and you want to add another selection then you have to use polygonal lasso tool by holding shift key, when completed your selection leave the shift key. As I selected in the image below. 

Color Setting: Now you have a selected black and white image to add color. Go to image > Adjustment > Color Balance and set the color as given below.

Add Brightness and Contrast: To change the brightness and contrast of your image, go to image > Adjustment > Brightness/Contrast and set the value as given below.


Use Curves: Use curves as given below.


The Final Image


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Muhammad Ali
February 19, 2012

Very nie
April 21, 2012
Amazing post

Post was very helpful. Thanks a lot :)
April 10, 2012
convert picture

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April 20, 2012

June 7, 2012
Convert Black & White Image to Color Image

Convert Black & White Image to Color Image
June 20, 2012
convert a black & white image to color image

this is NOT converting b&w into color,it,s editing b&w into color. i know that automatic region saperationg and automatic identicle frame colorization from the freviouse manualy colorized frame detection software will speed up the process of colorization. but what if we just simply copy 3 identicle b&w frames and then filter out the red,green and blue values of it,and then combine the filtered ones together each with the right filter applied to it,maybe that way we just can recover the hidden colors of it,wich maybe more effective,simple and way less intensive processing. if that will not work,the worst thing we ever have to do is identifying all the grayscales,monochrome scales of the colors to create a database of it,but what if it turn out that many colors can have the same shade of gray,monochrome shade ,then an object charactistic recognizer software can allway's decide by itself to wich color to apply to that object,in order to minimize errors during realtime automatic colorization. no mater day or night,nightvision or normal vision. in order to save the hands of doing it manualy.
manohar saraf
July 12, 2012
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i want black white photo convart in to colors
September 12, 2012
my photo

guguna mishra
November 26, 2012
black white photo to color photo converter