Creating a dramatic black-and-white landscape


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Creating a dramatic black-and-white landscape

There is nothing like landscape photography, and there's really nothing like a black-and-white landscape photograph. You know there is such a rich history and tradition with black-and-white landscape photography and even more of these images are just so intriguing to look at. All right. Well, let's take a look at how we can convert this black-and-white image to grayscale. Let's take a look at how we can do that by starting off in the HSL/Grayscale panel. Let's select this panel by pressing a shortcut: Command+Option+4 on a Mac, Ctrl+Alt+4 on Windows.

Next what we want to do is Convert to Grayscale. Now when we do that the image looks a little bit flat, not quite interesting enough. Well one of the things that we know we almost always need to do with landscape shots like this is we need to darken the sky. We need to add some drama up there. So I will go ahead and bring down our blues and also our aquas and already the image is really taking on a new life. Well the next thing we ne...

Creating a dramatic black-and-white landscape
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Creating a dramatic black-and-white landscape provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers: Camera Raw 6

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Photography
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