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Learn Sepia in Selective Mode

Learn how to use Photoshop to create selectively add a dramatic sepia effect a photo. This Photoshop effect works best when used with Photoshop CS3 but will also work with Photoshop CS2 or older using an alternative method.
Preview of Final Results
Learn Sepia in Selective Mode Using CS2 Photoshop
Learn Sepia in Selective Mode Using CS2 Photoshop Tutorial
Step 1: Open an image into Photoshop
Open the File menu and select Open. Browse for the photo you would like to add a selective sepia effect to and click OK.
Learn Sepia in Selective Mode Using CS2 Photoshop
Step 2: Create a Hue/Saturation adjustment layer
In the Layers pallet, click on the New Adjustment Layer icon and select Hue/Saturation.
Learn Sepia in Selective Mode Using CS2 Photoshop
Learn Sepia in Selective Mode Using CS2 Photoshop
A Hue/Saturation window should appear. With this tool, we’ll specify where the sepia effect will appear. Decide if you want to select the sepia toned areas according to the color of the image or by manually painting the areas where you would like the sepia tone.
Choose one of the following:
A) Select by color
Selecting the sepia areas based on color will give the most natural effect.
First, decide which color in the photo that you want to keep. Then, select from the edit drop down menu the each color in the list except for the colors you want to keep and reduce the saturation to -100. For example, to keep the reds in the photo use the following settings:
Reds: 0 Saturation
Yellows: -100 Saturation
Greens: -100 Saturation
Cyans: -100 Saturation
Blues: -100 Saturation
Magenta : -100 Saturation
Learn Sepia in Selective Mode Using CS2 Photoshop
Learn Sepia in Selective Mode Using CS2 Photoshop
B) Select manually
Manually selecting the sepia toned areas will let you specify precisely the area that you would like toned.
Set the master saturation to -100 and click OK. Your image should now appear grayscale.
Learn Sepia in Selective Mode Using CS2 Photoshop
Activate the layer mask by clicking on the layer mask thumbnail in the Layers pallet. Select the Eraser tool and erase the areas where you don’t want the sepia tone to be applied to.
Learn Sepia in Selective Mode Using CS2 Photoshop
Step 3: Add a Black & White adjustment layer
In the Layers pallet, click on the New Adjustment Layer icon and select Black & White. If you are using Photoshop CS2 or older, select Hue/Saturation instead.
Learn Sepia in Selective Mode Using CS2 Photoshop
A Black & White (or Hue/Saturation if you’re using Photoshop CS2 or older) adjustment layer should appear. Simply click OK without editing the settings. Then, change the blend mode of the top adjustment layer to Overlay. Double click back on the icon of the layer to bring back the tool.
Learn Sepia in Selective Mode Using CS2 Photoshop
Photoshop CS2 or older:
You will be using the Hue/Saturation tool to add a sepia tone. Checkmark “Colorize” and apply the settings below:
Learn Sepia in Selective Mode Using CS2 Photoshop
Photoshop CS3:
If you’re using Photoshop CS3, you can use the Black and White adjustment to add a sepia tone. This will give you more adjustable settings compared to using the Hue/Saturation adjustment.
First, adjust the settings to get the black and white look that you like. Or, you can scroll through the presets menu to select one of your own. I chose the Red Filter preset to bring up the reds and darken the sky.
Learn Sepia in Selective Mode Using CS2 Photoshop
Checkmark the Tint and adjust the tone to create a sepia effect. Click OK when done.
Learn Sepia in Selective Mode Using CS2 Photoshop
Final Results

Learn Sepia in Selective Mode Using CS2 Photoshop

Learn Sepia in Selective Mode Using CS2 Photoshop

Learn Sepia in Selective Mode Using CS2 Photoshop

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