Black and white photography made easy: tips for pro-quality results from start to finish
Black and white conversion in Photoshop CS
The Black and White adjustment in Photoshop CS offers control over a greater range of colours than the Elements version, along with a range of preset options through a drop-down menu.
This means that you can more accurately target individual colours such as yellow, cyan and magenta in your images.
Changes can also be applied on an Adjustment Layer, rather than to the image itself.
What can go wrong
Darkening colours by dragging the colour sliders too far left can create haloes or dark lines around details in the image, especially where there’s a contrasting colour. The solution is to drag the slider up until the lines disappear.
PAGE 1: How to compose for black and white photography
PAGE 2: Good subjects for black and white photography
PAGE 3: Try using in-camera filters for your black and white photography
PAGE 4: Shooting images you can easily convert to black and white
PAGE 5: Black and white conversion in Photoshop Elements
PAGE 6: Black and white conversion in Photoshop CS
PAGE 7: Master Photoshop Levels and Curves
PAGE 8: Using the Levels sliders
PAGE 9: Master the Dodge and Burn tools
PAGE 10: Toning techniques for black and white photography
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on Monday, November 5th, 2012 at 2:00 am under B&W, Photography Tips.
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