Convert to black and white Photoshop CS6


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Converting to black and white

One of my favorite features in Camera Raw is its ability to completely customize the way that you can convert a color image to black and white. Unfortunately, if you are in the Basic panel, your first tendency might just be to come down to either the Vibrance or the Saturation slider. But really, you don't have any control other than desaturating the image. So, let's reset that. And instead, we're going to move over to the HSL and Grayscale panel. I can convert this image to grayscale and I get a grayscale mixer.

But first, I do want to point out, when I convert this to grayscale, did you notice that it already looks better? That's because Camera Raw is actually analyzing the image. And if I go to my Preferences here, you can see that the Default image Settings for converting to black and white will apply an auto grayscale mix. So, I definitely want to leave that on. In the Grayscale Mix area, I now have the option to selectively pick a color range and decide how I want th...

Converting to black and white
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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 CS6 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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