How to Add Colored Background to Portraits in Photoshop & Lightroom

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in this photoshop tutorial, i will show you how to add or change background color to your portraits easily using adjustment brush in photoshop.
Open an image in Photoshop that you need to apply the effect.

duplicate background layer.

convert layer to smart object.

Now open image in camera raw filter.

If you are using lightroom, just follow the same and adjust the settings as follows

Simply create a new adjustment brush layer

adjust tint and temperature sliders to get desired color.

adjust contrast and saturation to change color intensity.

select size and feather of the brush.

now paint on background to add the color.

there is a check box at the bottom of the brush panel labeled Auto Mask.

By turning this feature on it detect the edges within your image.

By using Auto Mask I was easily able to apply color only to background, and it doesn't effect her hair or skin tones.

Click OK when you're done.

Here is before and after outcome.

I hope that you enjoyed this tutorial.

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