Creating strong black-and-white conversions


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Creating strong black-and-white conversions

In my opinion, the best way to convert your images to black and white is by using the Targeted Adjustment tool, and we can use this tool to create a quick black and white conversion that we can start to modify in order to create more compelling or interesting black and white photographs. Like with this landscape photograph here that I captured; I want to convert this image to black and white, so we'll press our shortcut key to use the Targeted Adjustment tool. Press Shift+Option+Command+G, think G for grayscale, on a Mac, or press Shift+Alt+Control+G on Windows.

This will open up our Black & White adjustment panel. Here we can go ahead hover over the image, and if we want to darken up the sky, we can just click and drag over the different areas of the sky. If we want to change the brightness of the hills, here we can do that by simply clicking and dragging in order to change, or make adjustments to those areas of our photograph. And by doing this, we have a more interesting or c...

Creating strong black-and-white conversions
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Creating strong black-and-white conversions provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom Power Shortcuts

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