Shadows/Highlights in black and white


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Shadows/Highlights in black and white

All right, so I've gone ahead and saved our modification so far as Custom monochromes.psd, and I've actually even gone so far as to set up some layer comps. So I'll bring up my layer Comps panel, and there is the original version of the image, we're already looking at that. This is the default Black & White modification. So this is the result of that Channel Mixer Adjustment layer set to 40% Red and 50% Green and 10% Blue. And then, we have Blue emphasis, which is that custom black and white effect that we created, that had the most Blue, like 50% Blue and then 30% Green and 20% Red.

Then finally, there's this negative Blue version of the image, that is to say we had 100% Green, 50% Red and then -50% Blue. And this negative Blue version certainly has a lot more drama associated with it than the default Black & White effect, but seems to me that there's something still missing here. I'm looking for, I don't know, more detail inside of those Highlights...

Shadows/Highlights in black and white
Video duration: 4m 58s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Shadows/Highlights in black and white provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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