Hello guys I am Vaibhav and in this tutorial I am going to show you how to create partial color effect using Photoshop CS6. Last time I discussed about Five Ways to Convert an Image to Black and White in Photoshop which is a recommended tutorial for Photoshop lovers. This effect works great when you want the viewers attention at a specific point in an entire image. I am going to use Gradient Map, Vibrance, Curves, Layer Mask etc.
Open your image in Photoshop. First thing that we need to do to make black as our foreground color and white as your background color. You can press D as your keyboard shortcut. Now go to Layer>New Adjustment Layer>Gradient Map. A new dialogue box will open and you need to just close it. Your photo should now be in grayscale.