Combine colour with monochrome in Photoshop

Image: Paul Grogan

Image: Paul Grogan

We tend to take the presence of colour for granted, but by converting a colour photo to monochrome you can make a shot stand out from the crowd. Take this a step further - by preserving colour in a particular area of a mono shot - and you can draw attention to specific objects. When faced with a predominantly black-and-white image, the eye automatically darts to any colour content it can find.

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