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Creating a black-and-white interpretation of an image

Like many photographers I got my start in the black and white wet darkroom. And so there's a certain sense of nostalgia for a black and white image. And every now and then I like to convert a color image into black and white. In Photoshop it's very easy to create a black and white interpretation of a photo. And there's a lot of flexibility available to you as well. My recommended approach is to use a black and white adjustment layer. So I have my image here ready to convert at the bottom of the Layers panel. I'll go ahead and click on the Add Adjustment Layer button.

That's the half black half white circle icon. And from the pop up menu that appears, I'll choose the black and white option, so that I can create a black and white interpretation of my photo. That adds a black and white adjustment layer. But perhaps more importantly, it gives me the black and white controls on the Properties panel. The basic idea here is that we can lighten or darken va...

Creating a black-and-white interpretation of an image
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Creating a black-and-white interpretation of an image provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Creative Effects and Filters

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