How To Desaturate In Photoshop

In this blog, you will learn how to desaturate a part of an image using Adobe Photoshop 7.0.

INTRODUCTION

 
In this blog, we will learn desaturating in Adobe Photoshop 7.0. We will be using an example of a jewelry advertisement and will create a compelling poster based on desaturating.
 

Desaturate

 
The desaturate option makes a colored image black and white instantly. This feature alone creates a pretty gray image, and the image can look intense and powerful.
 
Previous image
 
 Jewelry Advertisement In Photoshop
 
Final image
 
Jewelry Advertisement In Photoshop
 
Step 1
  
First, open your Adobe Photoshop 7.0.
 
Then, open your image.
 
Go up to the “File” menu at the top of the screen. And choose “Open” or simply use the shortcut key “Ctrl + O”.
 
Jewelry Advertisement In Photoshop
 
Step 2
 
Create a “duplicate image”.
 
Go up to the “Image” menu and choose the “duplicate” option.
 
Shortcut key - Right-click on the image in the title bar and click the Duplicate option).
 
Jewelry Advertisement In Photoshop
 
Step 3
 
Then Go up to the “ Image” menu, choose” Adjustment”, then choose “ Desaturate” shortcut key (Shift+ctrl+U).
 
Desaturate transforms a colored image into black and white.
 
Jewelry Advertisement In Photoshop
 
Now, your black and white image is ready.
 
Jewelry Advertisement In Photoshop
 
Step 4
 
Go up to the toolbar and choose the “Eraser Tool”.
 
Then select your comfortable “brush size”, and erase the jewelry part.
 
Jewelry Advertisement In Photoshop
 
Like this:
 
Jewelry Advertisement In Photoshop
 
Step 5
 
Save the image
 
Go up to the” File” menu and choose the “Save” option. Now, it opens a new small window, you just enter the image name, and select the image path, and select image type (I am selecting “png”).
 
After that click save.
 
Jewelry Advertisement In Photoshop
 
Finally, the image is ready.
 
Jewelry Advertisement In Photoshop
 

OTHER EXAMPLES

 
We can create more designs using this method.
 
EXAMPLE 1
 
Jewelry Advertisement In Photoshop
 
EXAMPLE 2
 
Jewelry Advertisement In Photoshop
 
EXAMPLE 3
 
Jewelry Advertisement In Photoshop
 
EXAMPLE 4
 
Jewelry Advertisement In Photoshop
 
EXAMPLE 5
 
Jewelry Advertisement In Photoshop
 
EXAMPLE 6
 
Jewelry Advertisement In Photoshop
 
I hope this blog will be helpful to beginners.