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Real World Digital Photography, 2nd edition by Tim Grey, Seán Duggan, Katrin Eismann

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Toning and Tinting Techniques

There are numerous ways that you can add a toning or colorization effect to a grayscale image in Photoshop. We'll explore a few of them here. If you're working with an image that's in grayscale mode, the first thing you need to do is convert it to RGB mode. You can find this command in the main menu under Image > Mode > RGB.

Toning with a Hue/Saturation Layer

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Add a Hue/Saturation adjustment layer to your image. In the lower-right corner of the dialog, click the Colorize check box. This adds a color tint throughout the image. The color you get will be based on whatever your foreground color was when you entered the dialog, or red (0Þ on the Hue color wheel slider) if the foreground color was black, white, or ...

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