Customize the Black & White Sets Photoshop CC


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Customizing the Black & White settings

In this movie, I'll show you how to manually adjust these black and white settings, in order to achieve the best results. Now it's a little bit tricky to try to make decisions about reds, yellows, greens and so forth, when you're seeing the black and white version of the image. Because you really don't know where they are. One way to test their location is to just play with the slider. For example, keep an eye on this foreground group of trees right there. If I set the yellows value to its maximum of 300, then those trees brighten up.

If I reduce that value to its minimum of negative 200, the trees get darker. So that's one way to work. And then of course you can set the yellows value to whatever you think it should be. Based on what you see. The other way to work is to grab this target adjustment tool and notice that the little icon shows arrows moving left and right and that's how you want to use the tool. That is by scrubbing to the left and to the right inside the image. So...

Customizing the Black & White settings
Video duration: 4m 50s 10h 37m Intermediate Updated Sep 18, 2014

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Customizing the Black & White settings provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CC 2013 One-on-One: Intermediate

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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