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Single-channel grayscale

Single-channel grayscale: Photoshop: Channels and Masks
Single-channel grayscale: Photoshop: Channels and Masks

One way to convert a full-color image to black and white is to choose Image > Mode > Grayscale. But only after making a copy of the image by choosing Image > Duplicate. By definition, color is a three-dimensional space, comprising hue, saturation, and brightness—so it requires three channels. A black and white image requires just one channel, Gray.

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Skill Level Intermediate
7h 37m
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Masking + Compositing Photography Photoshop

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