Slices of Life: The Blog of Urbin Photography

Observations by Photographer Mark Urbin

Selective Colorization using GIMP

Photoshop can be a tad expensive, so a lot of photographers turn to GIMP, an open source digital image editor with many of the same features.

A common trick of digital editing is Selective Colorization.  That is where you have a single color in an otherwise black and white photo.  Here is a straightforward tutorial on how to do that in GIMP

Here is an example.  Note the red on the belt.

Selective Colorization example

Here is another example and two more.

January 29, 2009 Posted by | Black and White, How To, Martial Arts, People, Photography | , , , , , , | 3 Comments

At the end of the test



Old Belts being tossed in the air.

Old Belts being tossed in the air.

Students at MetroWest Martial Arts and Wellness tossing their old belts into the air after a test.

November 12, 2008 Posted by | Events, Martial Arts, New England, Photography, Urbin Photography | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment