Took this shot at the beach, playing around with the “color accent” feature in my new Canon SD700 IS camera. You can sample what color you want to highlight, and it then makes everything else in the shot black and white.
Sure, you could do this in Photoshop or something during post processing, but it’s kind of fun to be able to do it in the camera. Not super useful, or really useful at all, but still fun.
Here’s a more subtle example – the color of the sand is the one being highlighted. I think the effect is kind of cool:
What do you think?