Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Converting to black and white, part of Photoshop CS6 Quick Start for Photographers.
Like many photographers, I have a fondness for the black and white image, …and so, quite often, I like to convert a color image into a black and white in Photoshop. …There are a variety of different ways you can approach this task, but in my mind, …the Black and White adjustment is the best approach. …I'll go ahead and choose the Adjustments panel and then click on the Black and …White button in order to add a black and white adjustment. …As you can see, that creates a black and white version of the image, but with just …a basic interpretation. I can fine tune the image based on my own …personal preferences. What I'm able to do is to change the …overall appearance of the image by adjusting the luminance values, for color …values in the image. In other words, taking what had been …yellow pixels and brightening them or darkening them.…
In addition to working with the sliders here, we can also simply point to the image. …I'll go ahead and click on the On Image Adjustment tool and then if I click on …
- A guided tour of Photoshop
- Setting up your environment
- Color modes, bit depth, and image resolution
- The Histogram
- File formats
- Basic adjustments
- Output workflow
Skill Level Beginner
Up and Running with Photoshop for Photographywith Deke McClelland3h 32m Appropriate for all
Photoshop CS6 Essential Trainingwith Julieanne Kost10h 30m Beginner
1. A Guided Tour
2. Setting Up Your Environment
3. Some Fundamentals
4. Basic Adjustments
5. Wrapping Up the Workflow
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