Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Grayscale conversion, part of Photoshop: Raw Workshop (2013).
In many cases the reason I captured a particular image has to do with color, …and yet I still find myself even in those situations thinking about converting an …image to black and white, and it actually is very helpful to start with an image …that has lots of color when we're creating a black and white interpretation. …Let me show you why. I'm going to start off by clicking on the …HSL grayscale button to bring up that set of controls, and then I'll turn on the …convert to grayscale check box. And that will give me a default gray …scale mix In this case, an automatic mix that Adobe Camera Raw has applied.…
And you can see that, that has created a basic black and white image. …Essentially, all the colors have just been desaturated. …But we can actually exercise quite a bit of control over that black and white …interpretation by adjusting the intensity of tonal values related to the original …color values. In other words if we take a look at the …red slider, dragging to the right will cause any areas in the image that had …
- Opening raw captures
- Setting Camera Raw preferences
- Zooming and panning
- Processing multiple images
- Image rotation, cropping, and straightening
- White balance and tonal adjustments
- Sharpening and noise reduction
- Split toning
- Compensating for lens vignetting
- Focused adjustments
Skill Level Beginner
1. Adobe Camera Raw Overview
2. Basic Adjustments
3. Advanced Adjustments
4. Focused Adjustments
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