Article By Jimmy McIntyre

There are some great techniques for instantly adding interesting colours to your images in Photoshop. In this week’s Photoshop Secrets, I show you a little method I stumbled across a couple of years ago which will add awesome colours to your photos, and make sure that any warm filters you add, are targeted towards the correct areas.

Essentially we’re using Photo filters, clipped to a 50% grey layer to gain more control over how the colour is applied to the scene. But it is the Blend Mode of the grey layer where the real magic happens.