Applying Black & White adjustments


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Applying Black & White adjustments

There is something really special about a black and white photograph; maybe that's because we see so many photographs in color. If your goal is a black and white image, I suggest that when you are shooting with a digital camera or when you are scanning to capture the image, that you capture in RGB color mode rather than in gray scale mode and that's because a gray scale mode image has only one channel on tonal values as compared to a RGB color image which has three channels of tonal information. To show you that, I have an RGB color image open here and I'm going to go to my Channels panel, which is in the Layers panel group. If your Channels panel isn't open, you can open it from the Window menu at the top of the screen.

I'm also going to collapse the Adjustments panel for a moment by Double-clicking its tab so that there is more room to see the Channels panel. The Channels panel shows that there are four channels in this image. Three that have gray scale thumbnails ...

Applying Black & White adjustments
Video duration: 7m 30s 3h 46m Intermediate

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Applying Black & White adjustments provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop CS4: Image Adjustments in Depth

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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