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 is best to shoot the photograph in color and then convert it later to black and white in Photoshop Elements because a color image has much more tonal information in it then a gray scale image made in a camera. And so you will have more latitude to adjust the color image and then you can convert it to black and white. When you are ready to convert, go to the Full Edit workspace in Elements and use the black and white converter adjustment. I'm going to convert this photo floats. jpg from the 10_10-convert subfolder in the Chapter10 exercise files. I'll go up to the Enhance menu at the top of the screen and down to Convert to Black and White. That opens the Convert to Black and White dialog box. On the left you see the color image, on the right a preview of how the black and white image will look with the current adjustments.

And those adjustments are down here at the bottom of the dialog box, the way to approach this is to start with t...

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 7 for Windows Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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