Join Abba Shapiro for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a black-and-white image from a color image, part of Up and Running with Perfect Photo Suite 8.
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…Now I absolutely love black and white imagery.…And being able to take a color image and turn it black and white is one of…the really cool things you can do within…Perfect Photo Suite in the black and white module.…Now, there's a lot more to black and white…than just pulling out the color or desaturating an image.…Let's go ahead and work with the image of the baby and I'll show…you some of the nuances of turning…something that's color into black and white.…With the baby image selected, I'm going to select the black and white module.…Now, as we learned earlier it's always good to edit a copy.…
This is a jpg.…I would never edit the original.…And I'm going to go with the defaults that I've been using…and save it with the layers and I'll simply hit OK.…Now there are a lot of controls in the black and white module.…If you look over to the right side, I can adjust things such…as tone, color response the tone curve, I can add glow and film…grain, but we're going to start with some basics, just so you can…have a sense of what this image looks like with just a few modifications.…
This is an introductory course produced by RHED Pixel to help both beginner and seasoned photographers quickly realize the benefits of Perfect Photo Suite 8. We are honored to host this training in our library.
- What is Perfect Photo Suite 8?
- What's the right version for you?
- Installing the software
- Importing media into the Layers module
- Making quick fixes with the Enhance module
- Adjusting skin tone in the Portrait module
- Applying effects presets
- Creating masks
- Resizing images
- Integrating Photo Perfect Suite with Lightroom, Photoshop, and Aperture