Preparing a color image for black and white


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Preparing a color image for black and white

The first step to getting a great black and white image is getting a great color image. So, let's start with this image here, and we're going to go over to our Develop module, and I'm going to do that same trick before; I', going to dismiss the interface on the left, so I can see a lot of my image. And what we want to do is get this as far as possible in color. There's two reasons for that. One, we want all of the information that we can see for editing this image. The other reason is, we might find in that process that we really like the image in color, and we don't want it in black and white after all. So, I could press the Black & White button over here, but that's not what I'm going to do.

First, I am going to show you how to use the White Balance tool, and you can get into a little bit of trouble with this, so I encourage you to only use it if it seems like there's a bit of a shift in your image, but because it can be misused, let's cover...

Preparing a color image for black and white
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Preparing a color image for black and white provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Bryan O'Neil Hughes as part of the Black and White with Lightroom and Photoshop (2013)

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Photography
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