Black-and-white concepts Photoshop Black-and-White


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Black-and-white concepts

In this lesson we'll explore some of the concepts related to creating black and white images from a color original. I realize it's a bit of a cliche but photography is all about light. Generally speaking that means capturing not just the intensity of the light but also the color of the light. In a black and white image, however, we're focusing exclusively on the tonality, or luminance levels, of the light in various areas of the image. Without color to provide a creative element or a distraction within the image, the focus becomes purely about texture and tonality.

The relative brightness and contrast play a much larger role in the overall interpretation of the photo. Texture can take on a leading role, sometimes even being more important than the overall composition itself. When deciding which images might work in a black and white version, it's important to think about the role of color within the image and about the potential for a black and white version...

Black-and-white concepts
Video duration: 1m 57s 1h 49m Intermediate

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Black-and-white concepts 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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