Want to get better results with creating black-and-white images in Adobe Photoshop? This is where using lookup tables comes into play. Lookup tables can be used to simulate black-and-white film stocks. In this video, learn how to use lookup tables to create black-and-white images in Photoshop.
- If you want to get better results…with black and white images…I suggest turning to lookup tables.…Lookup tables are an excellent way…to simulate traditional black and white film stocks.…Now in this case I'm gonna show you…how to simply use a lookup table,…but later on in the course we'll explore…how to create them from scratch.…One other way of working with an image…is to take advantage of a lookup table…to reassign the black and white photo.…And that's some of what's been done here.…Typically what I like to do is really finish an image.…
So a Curves adjustment to get the tonal balance right,…followed by a little bit of a Hue Saturation adjustment.…And that one is actually gonna come in later…as a spot change.…It's very subtle.…And then we have the ability here to finish that off…with the black and white adjustment.…So let me show you what that looks like.…Now this black and white adjustment is a Color Lookup table,…which essentially reassigns the value of the film stock.…It tells the image how to behave,…that this color equals this color or tone or shade of black.…
- Adjustment layer basics
- Improving color and contrast with Auto Curves and Auto Levels
- Creating custom black-and-white effects
- Using a Hue/Saturation adjustment layer to recolor artwork
- Expert color grading with color lookup tables
- Using gradient maps
- Making nondestructive adjustments with Smart Objects and stack modes
Skill Level Advanced
Photoshop: Filters for Photographywith Chris Orwig1h 36m Advanced
1. Adjustment Layer Essentials
2. The Hidden Power of Auto
3. Beyond Black and White
5. Expert Color Grading with Color Lookup Tables
6. Gradient Maps
7. Smart Objects
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