Add a Black and White adjustment layer Photoshop Black-and-White


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Adding a Black and White adjustment layer

In most cases the best way to convert an image to black and white in Photoshop is to use the aptly named black and white adjustment. And the best way to apply a black and white adjustment is via an adjustment layer. In this lesson you'll see how to add a new black and white adjustment layer to get started with the process of removing color from an image. Now I should point out the wrong way to go about applying a black and white adjustment layer before we take a look at the right approach. That wrong method is to apply the black and white adjustment directly to your image. In theory you could do so by choosing image, adjustments, and then black and white.

This will allow you to apply the exact same adjustment that you could apply via the adjustment layer but without the flexibility of using an adjustment alter. In other words, it will take out all the color, but then you wont have any flexibility for making changes later. Instead, we're going to create a new black a...

Adding a Black and White adjustment layer
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Adding a Black and White adjustment layer provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Black-and-White Workshop

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