channels Photoshop Black-and-White


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Understanding channels

A color photo in the RGB color mode consists of three individual color channels: red, green, and blue. Of course, the reality is that these color channels actually don't contain color information per se, rather they are each a gray scale image that represents the amount of each color that should be included for each pixel in order to produce the final color image. By understanding the information contained in the color channels for a given image, you can greatly improve your ability to produce the best black and white image possible. Let's take a look at these channels.

If the channels panel is not already available to you, you can simply choose window, channels, to bring it up. We'll have an RGB tile at the top of our channels panel, which represents the composite of the individual channels contained within the image. You can view the channels individually by simply clicking on the thumbnail for that channel. For example, we'll start with the red channel. ...

Understanding channels
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Understanding channels provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Black-and-White Workshop

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