Mixing a Black & White portrait


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Mixing a Black & White portrait

In this exercise, we're going to see how black-and-white fairs when compared with Channel Mixer because conventional wisdom has it that Channel Mixer is the old-school way to do things. And that the black-and-white function which came around about a decade later is the better way to do things. And that's not actually necessarily the case, the two are just two very different approaches to mixing black-and-white images. So I'm back inside this familiar image from Scott Griessel this time it's called Gothic mixes.psd, and this represents the last version of the image we saw with that Shadow/Highlights layer in place there.

I'm going to go ahead and turn Off our existing modification so that we restore the full-color version of the image. And then I'm going to press my keyboard shortcut so you can press it if you got it as well. Ctrl+Shift+B in order to not only bring up the Adjustments panel, but also ignore the fact that a Brightness/Contrast layer is selected so we...

Mixing a Black & White portrait
Video duration: 6m 32s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Mixing a Black & White portrait provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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