Convert to black and white Lightroom 5


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Converting to black and white

When you want to convert a color image to black and white, you'll go to the HSL color BMW panel. This is the same panel that we used earlier when we were talking about adjusting the hue, saturation and luminance of individual colors in a color image. When you want to use this panel to convert an image to black and white, just click on BMW in the Title bar of the panel. And that does an automatic black and white conversion. What Lightroom has done is taking each color in the image and assigned it a particular brightness value. You can see that brightness value over here to the right of each of these color sliders.

But that's just the beginning, I can now come in and customize this color to black and white conversion by dragging individual sliders here. So for example, I remember that there was blue in the sky here. If I'd like that blue to be darker. I'll move to the blue slider and I'll drag it to the left like this. Now that darkens the blue not only ...

Converting to black and white
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Converting to black and white provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Up and Running with Lightroom 5

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