Example: Using the Limit Effect Controls to Isolate a Specific Color Against Grayscale

This example shows you how to use the Limit Effect controls of the Color Corrector filter to create the effect of a red bicycle against a grayscale background.

Figure. Canvas window showing a shot of a bicycle behind which the background will be adjusted to gray.
To use the Limit Effect controls to isolate a specific color
  1. With the Color Corrector filter already applied, use the Limit Effect controls to isolate the reds of the bicycle, then move the Saturation slider all the way to the left.

    Figure. Color Corrector tab showing the Saturation slider moved left and the Canvas window showing the bicycle desaturated.
  2. Click the Invert Selection button to reverse the key created by the Limit Effect controls.

    Figure. Invert Selection Button.
    Figure. Canvas window showing an image of a red bicycle against a gray background.