Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Making custom black-and-white photos, part of Learning Lightroom CC.
- [Instructor] A black and white photo…can be really special.…Now, you can make a black and white…using a profile or using a pre-set,…but I'd like to show you how you can create your own…black and white from scratch.…So start with a photo that's well exposed.…Those make the best black and whites.…A photo that has dark areas, light areas…and mid tones in between.…In Lightroom CC click the Edit button at the top right,…and then click the Color panel.…And then go up to the top of the column of editing controls…and click black and white…for the initial black and white conversion.…
And now, you're going to customize this conversion.…The first stop is in the color panel,…where you'll click the icon…that used to be called the Color Mixer,…if you remember from the last movie…when we were dealing with a color image.…Now this is changed to become the black and white mixer.…When I click there,…I see sliders for various colors,…red, orange, yellow and so forth.…And these sliders let you change the brightness values…of the parts of the photo that used to be yellow,…
- Adding photos from your computer or phone
- Working with the editing controls
- Adjusting lighting and color
- Removing objects
- Getting great looks with presets
- Adding lighting effects
- Controlling colors
- Copying edits to other photos
- Organizing and sharing your photos
Skill Level Beginner
Editing Macro Flower Photographswith Susan Varnum49m 50s Intermediate
Using the exercise files1m 11s
1. Getting Started
2. Improving Your Photos
3. Editing Part of a Photo
4. Creative Photo Editing
5. Organizing and Sharing
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