Selective black-and-white adjustments Photoshop Black-and-White


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Selective black-and-white adjustments

It seems photographers tend to think of an image as being either black and white or color. However, as you'll see in this lesson, sometimes you can create a more interesting image by blending color and black and white in the same image. Here, I have an image that contains a fair amount of color. We have some bright oranges in the foreground with these rocks and the sky is a reasonably vibrant blue. In fact, in large part, this picture was taken because of the color. But I want to emphasize that texture in the rock without drawing so much attention to that color. I think it might be interesting to convert the rocks to black and white, but to leave the sky in color.

To get started, I'm going to create a selection of the rocks. So I'll choose my Quick Selection tool, and then, click and drag across the rocks in a variety of areas, sampling various portions of the rock so that Photoshop gets a sense of exactly what I want to create a selection of. If I drag around ...

Selective black-and-white adjustments
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Selective black-and-white adjustments provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Black-and-White Workshop

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