Converting to black and white


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Converting to black and white

Black and white photography is a classic look that many people enjoy, but black and white is not just the absence of color. Let's take a look at some practical techniques for converting color photos into black and white images. Okay. At the simplest level, you can get a black and white image by just clicking the Black and White button. And while that is a one click effect, you might decide that you want to get there by using Saturation instead. Notice that you can pull those down, and then refine a bit with some Definition, and some Contrast.

Taking the time to do the conversion goes a long way of giving you a better black and white. Let's take a look at two more examples. I'll always start with the Black and White effect. In this case, we have some shadowy areas that are a bit hard to see. So I'll go over to Adjust, and I will lift the shadowy region. That's really bringing things out. And notice that sometimes, when you do a black and white conversion, you'll still n...

Converting to black and white
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Converting to black and white provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Richard Harrington as part of the Enhancing Photos with iPhoto

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