We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
Contact Forum Editor

Send an email to our Forum Editor:

PLEASE NOTE: Your name is used only to let the Forum Editor know who sent the message. Both your name and email address will not be used for any other purpose.

Speakers Corner

It's free to register, to post a question or to start / join a discussion


Adobe Photoshop Elements 9


Likes # 0

I have this programme on my computer and am learning how to use it. I also have a book showing various ways of enhancing images.

Trouble is that I want to change an image but don't know the best way to achieve the result I want.

The problem

I have an image taken at a wedding showing the bride and groom standing together. The bride has her bouquet and the groom, his buttonhole.

What I want to do is change the whole image to black and white (I can do that bit) and then "paint" the colours of the flowers back in.

There seem to be various ways to do this using layers etc (according to the book) but it's at this point I get lost!

So, any expert help will be gratefully received.

Like this post

Likes # 0


Going back to the original question ams4127 already has PS Elements 9 and its perfectly possible and easy to achieve what he wants to do using Layers/adjustment layers, and is the method given in the DP tutorials as recommended.

And PS Elements 9/ Paintshop Pro 10 are still cheaper than Lightroom, which is aimed at the more advanced user.

As for doing a job 'properly', there are many ways of achieving a result, none of which are more 'proper' than another as long as the desired result is achieved.

Like this post

Reply to this topic

This thread has been locked.

IDG UK Sites

Galaxy S6 UK release date, price, specs: When is the Samsung Galaxy S6 coming out? Samsung Galaxy S6......

IDG UK Sites

5 things we hate about MWC: What it's like to be a journalist at a technology trade show

IDG UK Sites

Interview: Lauren Currie, "There is currently a big gap between what schools teach and what designe"......

IDG UK Sites

12in Retina MacBook Air release date rumours: new MacBook Air to have fingerprint ID, could launch...