Create a controlled desaturated image in 2 minutes.
Here's a fast method for giving your images the popular desaturated look. It's a look often seen in film posters but you can see this look in many other places too.
This method allows you to control how much or how little you want the effect to be visible and also gives you control over tone and individual colors. It's straightforward and uses adjustment layers in Photoshop so you can save the effect as an action to use on any of your images without starting from scratch each time. Basically you'll have created your own customizable filter.