Convert to black and white Photoshop CC (2013)


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Converting to black and white

One of my favorite techniques is Camera RAW's ability to completely customize the way that an image is converted to black and white, because it allows you complete control over how each color range gets converted to grayscale. Let's open up this ThreeHouses JPEG file in Camera RAW by using Cmd + r or Ctrl + r on Windows. Unfortunately, if you start in the basic panel then your first instinct might be to use either the vibrance or saturation slider in order to convert this image to grey scale but Camera Raw has much more powerful tools. So I'll double click on the saturation slider to reset it and then we're going to click on the HSL grey scale panel.

If you're looking for a very simple, one button solution, then I would choose the option to convert to grayscale. You'll notice that the conversion actually isn't just a straight conversion. But, camera raw is analyzing each image individually. And it's going to create an auto conversion, based ...

Converting to black and white
Video duration: 3m 17s 14h 58m Beginner Updated Oct 06, 2014

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Converting to black and white provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CC Essential Training

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Photography
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