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In this ACDSee Ultimate 10 tutorial, we'll learn an easy way to create a popular selective coloring effect; converting a photo to black and white while leaving the main subject in full color.
1. In Edit Mode, select the Brush Selection tool and set Smart Brushing to Magic.
2. Brush the area around the person or object you wish to have selective coloring.
3. Turn Smart Brushing off and select the rest of the image.
4. Add a Vibrance adjustment layer and bring the saturation down to -100.
5. Adjust the vibrance and lightness options as desired.
6. With the Vibrance adjustment layer selected, select the Brush tool.
7. Make sure the brush colors are black and white (black adds color and white removes it).
8. Use the white brush (right click) to remove the unwanted color.
9. Click Done.