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Photoshop - From Color to B&W and Back

This tutorial shows you not just one or two, but seven quick and useful ways to convert color images to grayscale (or black and white).

1. Introduction (2:04)

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction (2:04) 2:04 FREE!
  2. RGB to Grayscale (4:14) 4:14 FREE!
  3. B&W Adjustment (4:39) 4:39 FREE!
  4. Channel Mixer (6:05) 6:05 FREE!
  5. LAB Color Mode (4:03) 4:03 FREE!
  6. Diffuse Glow (3:02) 3:02 FREE!
  7. Selective Color (5:22) 5:22 FREE!
  8. Recoloring with Grayscale Mask (4:21) 4:21 FREE!
  9. Paint on B&W (5:49) 5:49 FREE!
  10. Conclusion (:21) :21 FREE!

Video Details

This tutorial shows you not just one or two, but seven quick and useful ways to convert color images to grayscale (or black and white). The black-and-white image enhancement tips that follow ensure an impressive finished product. Instructor Helen Bradley also provides a wide variety of options for adding color to black and white images, using either original image color or colors of your choice.

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Helen Bradley
Expatriate Australian photographer and digital photo editing columnist, Helen Bradley, has been working with Photoshop since version 6. Her articles on photography and Photoshop have appeared in magazines as diverse as Digital Camera UK, Megapixel.net, Digital Photography Buyers Guide, InformIT.com, Digital Camera Essentials, Digital Photo Effects, Better Digital Magazine, Australasian Camcorder Magazine, PC Update, PC User magazine and ecommerce-guide.com. Helen blogs at www.projectwoman.com/phototips.html