Hey, I have a canon DSLR 650D, and I want to know if there are any settings or features in the camera that will only catch/accept the predefined color. For example, I just want to capture red, and everything else should be in black and white.

Please don't suggest Adobe Photoshop.

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    This question appears to be off-topic because it is about photography and should be asked at http://photo.stackexchange.com – Saaru Lindestøkke Jun 30 '13 at 13:41
  • Note for Mods, this question has also been asked on Photography so this can simply be deleted rather than migrated. – AJ Henderson Jun 30 '13 at 19:34
  • For stills, or video? – Jason Conrad Jul 1 '13 at 11:09
  • This question appears to be off-topic because it is about photography and has already been asked at the photography stack exchange – Friend Of George Jul 1 '13 at 20:52

You can't do advanced manipulation like that in camera. In general, most DSLRs are limited to relatively simple or special stuff like limited HDR processing, simple B/W or basic cropping. Advanced editing like selective coloration require post production work and often require some matte painting to get it to work the way you want. It doesn't have to be Photoshop, something like GIMP could also do it, but you can't do it in camera.


No there is not feature you want to.

  • So I have to use Adobe Photoshop ? – Moeed Farooqui Jun 30 '13 at 8:08
  • I think yes, but Photoshop allows you to create "action" so you can do it very fast for bunch of photos – Michal Jun 30 '13 at 8:11
  • Photoshop also allows us to blur the image but camera provides blurring effect so I think there will be a way for doing that – Moeed Farooqui Jun 30 '13 at 8:12
  • @MoeedFarooqui That's some nice reasoning there... according to that your camera should be able to do everything that Photoshop does. – Saaru Lindestøkke Jun 30 '13 at 13:39

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