Join Mikkel Aaland for an in-depth discussion in this video Basic black-and-white conversion, part of Getting Started with Adobe Camera Raw 5.
Let's look at a very simple way to convert a color image into grayscale …using Camera Raw controls. I'll also give you a very basic overview …of the complex controls that are available through the grayscale mix. …So I'm going to start over here by selecting the HSL/Grayscale tab, and then …simply clicking here, Convert to Grayscale. …And you can see Camera Raw has automatically changed all the color …values into grayscale. I have further control over how that mix …occurs down here, below Grayscale Mix. For example, if I select Auto, Auto's …very interesting because it's actually taking to account that the human eye …perceives luminance values differently based on colors.…
For example, we see blue as much darker than green or red, even if it shares the …same physical brightness values. So sometimes this auto mix will do a much …better job just than a simple Convert to Grayscale. …Now if you want to have Camera Raw always use the auto mix, come up here under your …Preferences and select Apply Auto Grayscale Mix When Converting to Grayscale. …
- The Camera Raw interface
- Opening RAW, JPEG, and TIFF files in Camera Raw
- The Toolbar
- Workflow tips
- Basic image processing
- Using the Parametric and Point curves
- Managing noise reduction
- Working with hue, saturation, and luminance
- Creating a split-toned image
- Removing chromatic aberrations
Skill Level Beginner
Photoshop CS4 for Photographers: Camera Rawwith Chris Orwig7h 4m Intermediate
Photoshop CS5 for Photographers: Camera Raw 6with Chris Orwig6h 28m Appropriate for all
1. Before You Start
2. The Toolbar
3. Workflow Tips
4. Basic Tab: Basic Image Processing
5. Tone Curve Tab
6. Detail Tab
7. HSL/Grayscale Tab
8. The Split Toning Tab
Creating a split-toned image2m 40s
9. Lens Correction Tab
10. Presets Tab
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