Three ways to gray


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Three ways to gray

Now, the overarching theme of this chapter is channel mixing, ways to mix channels together inside Photoshop. Many times the reason that you are going to want to mix channels together is to convert a full color image into a custom black and white image. So before we start looking at those methods for creating custom black and whites, I want to show you the three basic ways to get gray inside of Photoshop. Now, I will be demonstrating these three ways to gray using this image right here that's called YSM.psd and I have resorted to acronyms for my file naming conventions inside of this chapter just to mix things up, just to keep things interesting. In this case, YSM stands for you are smooshing me. If we see the image from her perspective afterall she is being rather smooshed by this fellow. He is taking up more than his fair share of the image I think.

I think it's a beautiful image though. It comes to us from photographer Alexander Hafemann once again of istockphoto.com. So wha...

Three ways to gray
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Three ways to gray provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Channels & Masks: Advanced Techniques

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Design Photography
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