Add Color to B&W Photos Non-Destructively, Effectively

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Colorizing a B&W Photo

This is another take on how to colorize black and white photos by using a non-destructive adjustment layer to add color. This method lets you create a noticeably better image than just using a single raster layer. says this method also lets you go back anytime and make changes to the image. The key is to use a Solid Color adjustment layer.

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Published by Chris Malinao

Chris teaches Lightroom as workflow software to photography students at the FPPF, Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation. He also teaches smartphone photography.