Join Bryan O'Neil Hughes for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up Lightroom and creating versions, part of Lightroom and Photoshop: Black and White (2013).
Here we're in Lightroom, and the very first thing that I want to do is get some…of the interface out of the way, so we can focus on the images, and Lightroom…makes that really easy. We have these little triangles off to the side, where…once I dismiss that, all I have to do is mouse over, and it will present itself.…So, I'm not missing any functionality, but I can see more of the imagery.…I am going to do the same thing at the bottom there, and over to this side. It's…a lot nicer; I can just focus on what's going on.…I mentioned before that a lot of the time, when you want to do a black and white…image, you want to keep the color version as well.…
Now, it might be because you're not sure which one you want, and you want to…protect yourself, and have a color, and a black and white, it might be because…you want to compare them, or might be because you have completely different use…cases for the image.…And so that's why I want to show you how to make a virtual copy, and it's exactly…that; all we're doing is just creating a copy of the file, and there's two ways to…
- Why black and white?
- Shooting with black and white in mind
- Setting up Lightroom and creating image versions
- Utilizing presets effectively
- Creating black-and-white HDR images with Lightroom and Photoshop
- Taking advantage of black-and-white adjustment layers
- Adjusting the toning of images
- Working with the Silver Efex plugin