Black & White vs. Channel Mixer


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Black & White vs. Channel Mixer

In this exercise, we're going to see how the Channel Mixer effect compares with the black-and-white effect and how we might merge the best attributes of both. So I've gone ahead and called my progress files CM vs BW.psd (Channel Mixer versus black-and-white.psd) found in the 18_black_white folder. Notice here inside my layer Comps panel, I've gone ahead and created a new comp for the black-and-white version of the image, that is the black-and-white adjusted version of the image.

Now, because we want to be able to compare the really essential details inside this image, I'm going to have to move the layer Comps panel out of the way here, so we can see this earring, as well as the magenta hair and everything else that's going on. So you may recall these are our various Shadows/Highlights versions of this composition, so let's run through them. This is the Shadows/Highlights image set to basically a default grayscale conversion. So not all that interesting, but not as g...

Black & White vs. Channel Mixer
Video duration: 9m 21s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Black & White vs. Channel Mixer provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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