Black-and-white mixing and adding tone


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Black-and-white mixing and adding tone

Alright, so we have our color image looking just the way we want it, and we're ready to convert it into black and white. We're going to come over here to this panel, and we see that we have a lot of control over the Hue, Saturation, Luminance, and other color values, and if we wanted to take the image further in color, that's what we'd play around with, but we want to make it black and white. I click on the Black & White tab, and the image changes, and you can see that we've automatically added contrast between the various colors, and we do this to make those different tonal values pop. Now, if I were to move the individual sliders, we see that that area of the image will get lighter, or darker, and that's fine, but I have to remember what a given color was, and how it maps to the scale.

What's a lot easier to do is to use this cool little thing called the Targeted Adjustment tool. I click on that, and let's use the sky as an example. If I click and pu...

Black-and-white mixing and adding tone
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Black-and-white mixing and adding tone provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Bryan O'Neil Hughes as part of the Black and White with Lightroom and Photoshop (2013)

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Photography
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