Single-channel grayscale


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Single-channel grayscale

In this exercise, we are going to take a look at the Single-channel mode which is grayscale. But first I'm going to reset my view of the channels to grayscale by pressing Ctrl+K. or Command+K on a Mac, which is the standard shortcut for the Preferences command. Then I'll click on Interface, turn off the Show Channels in Color check box and click OK. Now I can once again see my Color Channels in grayscale which is by far the best way to view them, when you're masking images in Photoshop. Now I am going to duplicate our composition at hand by going up to the Image menu, and choosing the Duplicate command.

And I'll go ahead and name this image Grayscale bird. And, by the way, before you do anything radical to an image like Convert it to Grayscale, for example, it's always a great idea to duplicate the image. That way you don't run the risk of accidentally overwriting the original. I'll go ahead and click OK to create the new image and I will zoom in. Now, let'...

Single-channel grayscale
Video duration: 5m 12s 11h 36m Intermediate

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Single-channel grayscale provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentals

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Design
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Photoshop
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