Apply a Curves adjustment Photoshop Black-and-White


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Applying a Curves adjustment

When you create a black and white interpretation of an image you have tremendous control over how the various color and luminance information in the image is translated into a black and white result. Even so, in most cases the image will benefit from additional adjustments. And as you'll see in this lesson, the curves adjustment provides exceptional value in this regard. To get started I'll convert this image to black and white. So I'll add a new black and white adjustment layer and then fine tune it as I see fit. I might brighten up some of the greens in the background, here, and I could darken up other areas of the image. When I'm happy with the overall result, I can continue to fine tune using other adjustments.

Let's take a look at the use of the curve's adjustment for this type of purpose. I'll go ahead and add an additional adjustment layer. In this case, obviously, curves, which will go above my current black and white adjustment on the a...

Applying a Curves adjustment
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Applying a Curves adjustment 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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