A simple black-and-white conversion


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A simple black-and-white conversion

Here, we're going to take a look at how we can use our HSL and Grayscale panel in order to convert this image to black and white. As a quick side note, when I was standing here looking at these sculptures, I was just really fascinated in them, and all of a sudden this lady walked up and went nose-to-nose with this sculpture, and I was just holding my breath, and I snapped the frame. What I want to do is convert it to black and white, to create a little bit more of a simple image, in order to emphasize the perspective and kind of that connection. Well, let's navigate to our HSL Grayscale panel.

Let's do that by way of a shortcut. On a Mac, Command+Option+4, Windows, Ctrl+Alt+4. Next, we'll click on Convert to Grayscale. What we're going to do here is primarily focus in on our top colors here: Reds, Oranges, and Yellows. Those are really the dominant colors in this frame. So, I'll click Default to zero everything out, and then I'm going to go ahead and just increas...

A simple black-and-white conversion
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A simple black-and-white conversion provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers: Camera Raw 6

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Photography
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Photoshop Camera Raw
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