Converting color to black and white


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Converting color to black and white

When you want a black and white photograph, it's best to shoot the photograph in color, and then convert it later to black and white in Elements Full Edit Workspace. That's because a color image has much more tonal information to work with, than does a grayscale image that comes straight out of the camera. I'm going to convert this color photo to black and white by going up to the Enhance menu in the Full Edit Workspace and choosing Convert to Black and White. That opens this big Convert to Black and White dialog box. I am going to click its Title bar and move it over to the right, so I can see a preview of the image over here, with the settings in this dialog box.

There's also a preview over here on the right side of the dialog box, labeled After, and this shows how the image will look with whatever settings are set down here at the bottom of the dialog box. And then there is also before a Before view, which shows the original color photo. In this dialog box, I would li...

Converting color to black and white
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Converting color to black and white provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 8 for Mac Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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