Mixing a custom black-and-white image


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Mixing a custom black-and-white image

Now that you have a sense of how you can use the Channel Mixer function in order to convert an RGB image to Black and White, let's use that exact same function to fabricate our own custom Black and White version of the image, something that pops a little better, something with a little more sizzle. Now if you are just joining me you can catch right up by opening this image right here, it's called the Industry standard gray.psd. It's found inside of the 13 Channel Mix folder. It's that same image from photographer Alexander Heathman. And what we've done here is we've used the Channel Mixture adjustment layer in order to duplicate the effects of an industry standard RGB to Grayscale conversion.

Now bear in mind we haven't gotten rid of any color channels inside of this image. So it's still really truly an RGB image, as witnessed by the Channels palette. I am going to go ahead and bring my Channels palette up on-screen, and you can see that there is the RGB ...

Mixing a custom black-and-white image
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Mixing a custom black-and-white image provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Channels & Masks: Advanced Techniques

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Design Photography
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