Black-and-white portraits Photoshop Black-and-White


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Black-and-white portraits

With a portrait, the focus tends to be, of course, on the person that is the subject of the photo. Quite often, removing the color element can help emphasize the person in the image. In this lesson, we'll explore some of the ways you might transform a color portrait into a black and white image. Perhaps, even only with the partial black and white element. We'll start off by converting this image to black and white. I'll click to Add a New Adjustment Layer and choose Black and White from the pop-up. And then, I'll adjust my controls here. In this case, I think I might darken down the reds just a little bit and perhaps brighten up the yellows.

This will help give us a little bit more contrast in those skin tones. Now, I am thinking at this point that maybe it might actually be interesting if only the person went black and white and the back were in color. So, I'm going to click on the Layer Mask for my black and white adjustment. And then, I'll choose...

Black-and-white portraits
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Black-and-white portraits 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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