Three ways to grayscale Photoshop CC


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Three ways to grayscale

In this movie, we'll explore the three most basic ways to create a Grayscale image in Photoshop. And as you'll see, they all end up producing different results. But they all involve the use of this command. Under the Image menu, you go to Mode and then Grayscale. Because for purposes of Photoshop and digital imaging in general for that matter, black and white and Grayscale are synonymous. Because the idea is you have black at one end of the spectrum, white at the other, and then you've got all these shades of gray in between. So I'm going to start things off by creating a couple of duplicates of this image. Go up to the Image menu and choose the Duplicate command. And I'll call this first one, Luminance only. It'll actually be our last image, you'll see why in a moment.

And then, I'll create a duplicate of it. By once again, choosing the Duplicate command from the Image menu, and I'll call this one Blue to gray. All right. Then I'm going to switch back to my origi...

Three ways to grayscale
Video duration: 5m 36s 10h 37m Intermediate Updated Sep 18, 2014

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Three ways to grayscale provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CC 2013 One-on-One: Intermediate

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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