You can add new energy and color to your photos in few simple steps :
Step 1: Open the picture in Photoshop
Step 2: At the bottom of the Layers palette you will find an option to “Creat New Fill or Adjustment Layer” option, Click on that and select Hue/Saturation option from the list, you will see an adjustment palette with options to adjust Hue, Saturation and Lightness. Set Saturation to -50 or -70 … you can play around with this value and set a value which looks best on your picture. Once you change saturation value your picture fads as shown below:
Step 3: Now create a new layer and set its blending mode to “Soft Light”. Now take a hard brush and paint the new layer. Choose a 48px hard brush and to paint as shown below. You can choose the colors you like.
Step4: Now select the color layer and Go to Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur > 80 pixels you can play around with this value and set a value that looks best on your picture.
Step5: You can now adjust the brightness and contrast of the picture layer so that the picture looks bright. Here is the final result of how the picture looks…