Converting a landscape to black-and-white


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Converting a landscape to black-and-white

Let's take a look at how we can convert a landscape photograph to black-and-white. In addition, what I want to do is flip things on their head a little bit and take a look at how we can use black -and-white conversions in order to improve color photographs. All right. Well for starters let's convert this to black-and-white. Well that process is actually really simple, right? We simply click on the Black & White icon to open up this adjustment layer. Then we can either select one of these presets that we have here or simply choose Default, grab our Target Adjustment tool and then click and drag one way or another in order to affect different areas of our photograph, and I'll go ahead and just brighten up a few little areas here of this image and darken the sky a little bit more.

So now we have a pretty interesting black-and-white conversion. Let's say that what I wish I was able to do was control color in the same way that I can control black-and-white. In other words, it...

Converting a landscape to black-and-white
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Converting a landscape to black-and-white provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers

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