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Pro Photo Colorizing with GIMP by Phillip Whitt

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© Phillip Whitt 2016

Phillip Whitt, Pro Photo Colorizing with GIMP, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1949-2_8

8. Selective Colorizing

Phillip Whitt

(1)Columbus, Georgia, USA

In this chapter, we’ll cover the following:

  • Selective colorization in a scenic image

  • Selective colorization of an image of a classic motorcycle

This chapter is one I believe you’ll find easy and fun to follow. If you’ve ever seen the 1998 movie Pleasantville, then selective colorizing will probably seem familiar. In the movie, a teenage boy and his twin sister are transported into a fictional 1950s black and white sitcom. As the movie progresses, color begins to emerge here and there, mixed into a world made up of shades of gray. You can create some interesting images using this technique (Figure ...

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