Using a Black & White adjustment layer


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Using a Black & White adjustment layer

Using channels can be a fast and easy way to get rid of certain kinds of damage in a photo, but using a black-and- white adjustment layer allows you to do virtually the same thing nondestructively. This image has a blue stain throughout it. Your image could have a different color stain. But I am going to show you how you can hide that stain with a black-and-white adjustment. To add an Adjustment layer, go to the bottom of your Layers panel and click the half-black half-white circle to create a new fill or adjustment layer icon. Now choose Black & White, go up to your Presets, click on Default, and go down to the Blue Filter.

This mimics your blue channel, and you'll notice that the blue stain is very prevalent here. Go back up to your Defaults and click the Green Filter, which mimics your green channel. The stain is still there, but less. Click again on your Presets and go to the Red Filter, and just like in the red channel, pretty much gone. There are two other presets you can look ...

Using a Black & White adjustment layer
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Using a Black & White adjustment layer provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Janine Smith as part of the Photo Restoration with Photoshop

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