Create dramatic black-and-white conversions Photoshop CS6


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Creating dramatic black-and-white conversions

Let's take a look at how we can create dynamic and dramatic black and white conversions with our photographs. We'll be working with this image here, and let's open it in Camera Raw by using the shortcut. The shortcut is Command+R in a Mac or Ctrl+R on Windows. One of the ways that we could convert this to grayscale or black and white is by simply decreasing the saturation. If we drag this to the left, we can remove the color, yet it doesn't really look very good.

There isn't much drama here. So a better way to convert to black and white is to use another panel. In order to reset the saturation slider, you can double-click it. And this is true with any slider. Once you've adjusted it to reset it, again, just double-click that little tab, and it'll take it back to the default setting. The panel that we want to go to is the HSL panel. This panel allows us to control Hue, Saturation, Luminosity, and also Grayscale. Here, we are going to choose Convert to Grayscale.

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Creating dramatic black-and-white conversions
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Creating dramatic black-and-white conversions provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS6 for Photographers

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