Mixing a monochromatic image


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Mixing a monochromatic image

In these next few exercises, we are going to see some more everyday applications of adjustment layers inside of Photoshop, and along the way, we are going to see a couple of different ways to convert an image to grayscale and we are also going to see how to tint an image, to infuse it with a little bit of warmth to create a sepia tone for example. The image in question is Bronze & beautiful.jpeg. It comes to us from photographer David Politi of istockphoto.com and it's single layered, it's a flat image file. I'm going to go ahead and add another Channel Mixer layer. So this time instead of inventing a channel, we are going to mix a monochrome version of the image.

But before we do, let's take a look at the independent channels inside of the image. Here is the Red Channel; I'm just clicking on these channels inside the Channels palette. Here is the Green Channel; these are both in pretty darn good shape. Red is the brightest of course because this is a portrait s...

Mixing a monochromatic image
Video duration: 7m 2s 20h 57m Intermediate

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Mixing a monochromatic image provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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