How to Use the Gradient Map adjustment Photoshop Black-and-White


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Using the Gradient Map adjustment

The Gradient Map Adjustment focuses on luminance in a photo, translating pixels to a particular tone or color based on the original luminance value. The new pixel values can be shades of grey, making this adjustment useful for black and white conversions. And because the pixel values can also be colored, you have quite a bit of flexibility in creating the final image. In this lesson, I'll show you just how powerful the Gradient Map Adjustment can really be. We'll use an Adjustment Layer, of course, and I want to point out that when you add a new adjustment layer, we're not looking for the Gradient Adjustment Layer, but rather the Gradient Map down at the bottom of the list. The Gradient Adjustment will simply place a gradient over your image, covering up the photograph.

The Gradient Map Adjustment allows us to redefine the pixel values in the image to create a new interpretation. So, I'll click Gradient Map to add my Gradient Map Adjustment. As you can see,...

Using the Gradient Map adjustment
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Using the Gradient Map adjustment 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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