Converting to black and white using Photoshop CS4 or CS5


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Converting to black and white using Photoshop CS4 or CS5

At long last we are ready to convert a color image to black and white. We've gone through the theory. We've gone through the shooting. I've got a color image open up here, and I'm ready to do my conversion. Now, there are many ways to convert a color image to black and white. There are lots of different pieces of software you can use. Most image editors have a way of converting color to black and white, and within any image editor there might be multiple methods of doing the conversion. I'm here in Photoshop CS5. In Photoshop, I can list for you 16 different ways to convert a color image to black and white, and if you look in magazine articles and books and web pages, you'll find lots of people listing lots of different methods, and it used to be that knowing the three or four different conversion methods was not a bad idea, because you got very different results from each.

But starting with Photoshop CS3, Adobe introduced a new black-and-white conversion feature t...

Converting to black and white using Photoshop CS4 or CS5
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Converting to black and white using Photoshop CS4 or CS5 provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Black and White

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Photography
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