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Photoshop CS5: How to Change the Colour Theme of an Image Really Easily

Well this was a nice little gem to stumble across today.

I needed to change the colour scheme of an image, whilst maintaining the integrity of the logo itself.

Here’s how to do it, in a laughably quick way:

1. Open your image in Photoshop.

Add colour filter to image in Photoshop - 1

2. Right click on the image layer that you want to change the colour of.

Add colour filter to image in Photoshop - 2

3. Click Color Overlay (and make sure the Color Overlay bar highlights).

Add colour filter to image in Photoshop - 3

4. Change the Blend Mode dropdown to Hue.  Note: if Hue doesn’t work for you, try Color instead. 

Add colour filter to image in Photoshop - 4

5. Click the little color box to pick your new colour, and see your image update dynamically.

6. When you’re done, click ok.

7. Save your new image.

8. Feel smug.

Sara Thornton

Sara is WebHolism's SEO Guide and Trainer. She's the one you'll see in all our YouTube videos, and helping folks out with their SEO queries on social media. She runs the fabulous SEO Clarity Club which teaches women how to do their own SEO. In her spare time she loves board games, and splashing around in the sea.


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