Creating black-and-white effects


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Creating black-and-white effects

If you decide that you want to create black and white video, or sepia tone video, the Black & White Adjustment layer is quite effective. I'm going to experiment here with this look just to show you what's possible. With the shot selected in the timeline, I can click the Black & White adjustments icon. This will come up, and by default, do a conversion. You'll find several presets that'll allow you to emphasize different areas to really get a unique conversion. However, the On Image tool is the key here to getting what you want. This allows you to click within the image, and separately control different areas for a better overall effect.

For example, by pulling down the greens here, I can make the grass really pop, and then playing with the reds, I could deal with some of the background elements and really help those stand out, so we're getting a better conversion. If I want a tint, just click this button here and you could assign an easy sepia tone or...

Creating black-and-white effects
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Creating black-and-white effects provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Richard Harrington as part of the Editing Video in Photoshop CS6

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Video
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Photoshop
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