How to recreate a split-tone effect in Photoshop Elements

Give mono shots a creative twist by mimicking a striking split-tone effect in Photoshop CS3(or above)’s RAW editor.

In the traditional darkroom, split-tone effects are applied to images using a combination of chemicals to tint different tonal areas, such as shadows and highlights. This can be created using Photoshop, and is a great way to add creativity to black-and-white shots. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to use the powerful tools in Photoshop CS3’s Adobe Camera Raw editor to apply a split-tone effect.