Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a black-and-white image, part of Photoshop Elements 10: Quick Fixes.
Sometimes you might decide that the best color adjustment for an image is to …remove the color. Even when the color was part of the …reason you took a picture in the first place. …Converting to black and white can give an image a more timeless look, or just a …more creative appearance. And creating a black and white …interpretation of an image is surprisingly simple. …To get started, we'll choose Enhance and then Convert to Black and White from the menu. …That will bring up the Convert to Black and White dialog where we can choose a …basic style to get started with. Simply click on the name of the style and …take a look at the after version, the preview of the image.…
To get a sense of which style will work best as a good starting point. …Even though this photo is most certainly not a portrait, it seems to me that the …Portrait setting is a good starting point here. …I can then adjust the intensity of the individual color elements within the photo. …Increasing the slider will increase the brightness for the color identified by …
- Importing images
- Basic quick fixes in the Organizer
- Opening images in the Editor
- Lighting improvements
- Color improvements
- Removing distractions
- Applying a soft focus effect
- Replacing the sky
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Lighting Improvements
3. Color Improvements
4. Removing Distractions
5. Getting Fancy
6. Closing Thoughts
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