Join Colin Smith for an in-depth discussion in this video Advanced grayscale workflow, part of Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers.
Now let's take a look at a more advanced way of creating a grayscale image. …The first thing we're going do, though, is we're just going to go in here to our image and …I am just going to create a virtual copy of it by hitting the Ctrl+Apostrophe. …There we go, just so we have a virtual copy of the adjustment that we made. …Now I am going to go back to our original image and I am just going to take away all …the adjustments here by hitting Reset, and that takes us back to our original color image. …So while I'm at it, actually, why don't I make another other virtual copy? I am just going …to hit the Ctrl+Apostrophe one more time, that would be Command+Apostrophe on Mac, and I am going to make …a virtual copy out of this image.…
Now we've made this virtual copy, we're going to make a nice grayscale conversion. …Let's do it a different way than we did it last time. …This time let's go down to the HSL--which is Hue, Saturation, Lightness--Color, and Grayscale. …This time we're going to choose the Grayscale button. …
There's nothing more frustrating than having hundreds of digital pictures clogging up one's hard drive. Photoshop Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers teaches picture-takers how to import, organize, develop, and output images with ease. Instructor Colin Smith breaks down even the most complex tasks into quick and easy-to-understand techniques, and demonstrates multiple methods that work in real-world situations. He teaches photographers how to work efficiently with metadata; create custom keyword sets; and understand Lightroom's ratings, flags, and labels. Colin also shares some of his secret tips!
- Importing images from a hard drive
- Working with the panels efficiently
- Understanding and managing catalogs
- Customizing the HTML galleries
- Adding music to slideshow presentations
- Converting grayscale images
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. The Library and Catalogs
6. Advanced Adjustments
9. Lightroom for the Web
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