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seem to be really popular right now. How do you do them, though?!
whereby you selected the colour you wanted to have show up in the picture by capturing it as you would if you were taking a photo.
Once you'd selected that colour which you wanted to keep, you then took a photo where somewhere in the shot that colour was present.
The picture would then come out in black and white, except for the area containing the colour you'd originally selected.
What kind of camera was it?
err, it was just a fairly standard digital camera. I think most ones nowadays have this function on them.
I'm sure if you went into a branch of Jessops and described roughly what I wrote above they'd know what you were on about.
You can do this with any camera, provided you have the right photo editing software. All but the most basic software should allow to you to individually saturate/desaturate colour channels. To get a black and white photo with one coloured object, you simply desaturate every other channel completely, and leave that one channel. The great thing about doing it this way is it gives you flexibility and creative control - you can have keep two colours, or three, etc. The on-camera method won't let you do that.
As an example, I took this photo (taken at End of the Road, trivia fans):
And, by desaturating all the colour channels except blue, got this:
Ps. I did that in adobe lightroom, but you could do it in photoshop elements too. Or I'm sure there's some open source software out there somewhere that'll let you do it.
I'm 98% sure. Free too.
there you go. Personally, I think it's kinda a cheesy effect, and some people do it too much. Use it sparingly.
You win a prize. I just asked one of the girls who's uploaded some like this on Facebook and she'd used GIMP! :)