Convert a landscape to black and white Photoshop CS6


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Converting a landscape to black and white

Here, I want to share with you a couple of more techniques that you can use when converting your photographs to black and white. In particular, I want to explore how we can effectively use the Hue/Saturation adjustment and also the Channel Mixer adjustment. Well, this particular photograph was captured by one of my former students of our family. Her name is Cara Robbins. She is a great photographer, you should check out her work at cararobbins.com. What I want to do with this picture is I want to convert this to black and white. First, let's look at how we can use Hue/Saturation. We'll click on this icon here to open up our Hue/Saturation dialog, and then just simply desaturate.

Now, when we do this of course, we don't have a lot of control. It just removes color. Well, in order to have more control, we could use another adjustment layer, say like Curves. If we click on the icon for Curves, I could then control my contrast here by darkening the image, and maybe brightening my ...

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 CS6 for Photographers

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Photography
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