Using presets to convert to black and white


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Using presets to convert to black and white

Presets can really speed up our overall work in the Develop module. Let's take a look at how we can use presets in order to help us out when we're converting to black & white. Well, here I have this photograph of a professional surfer, and what I want to do is convert this image to black and white. So I'm going to open up my Navigator panel, and I'm going to open up my Presets panel. I want to make this conversion by building off of one of these different presets. If you scroll down, you'll notice that you have a General - Grayscale conversion. That was kind of muddy, not very interesting.

Well, what about the High Contrast? Well, little bit too much contrast. Then another one, Creative - B&W Low Contrast. That's pretty good except I need to modify this. Then one of the things that I found is I almost always modify my Presets. They're almost always starting points for me. So I go ahead and modify my Exposure a little bit. I'm just going to bring up some ...

Using presets to convert to black and white
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Using presets to convert to black and white provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 Essential Training

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