Join Bryan O'Neil Hughes for an in-depth discussion in this video Taking advantage of black-and-white adjustment layers, part of Black and White with Lightroom and Photoshop (2013).
Like a lot of things in Photoshop, there are a lot of different ways to make an…image black and white.…There are so many that there are entire books devoted just to the different ways…to make an image black and white,…but I want to show you just one way that's really powerful, and really easy to use.…In fact, it's just as easy as Lightroom, and it gives you all of the flexibility,…while allowing you to do some things that you can do uniquely in Photoshop.…So, we're just going to come over to our Adjustment panel here, and we are going…to click on Black & White, and it's very familiar; it looks a lot like Lightroom. I…can toggle this eyeball to see the effect on and off.…
I can hit Auto, so that I adjust for the image.…I see that there is some contrast between the various channels, and I can even…use the on image tool. Now, it works a little differently in Photoshop.…If I click this, rather than moving up and down, I move left and right while…clicking to make the blue area darker, or lighter, or to make the red area lighter,…
- 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