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Photography Classics: Artistic Black and White Conversion Techniques in Photoshop

Kasia Zmokla, www.daclasses.com

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17 Lessons (1h 35m)
    • 1. Class Overview

      3:13
    • 2. WHY to convert to B&W?

      2:17
    • 3. WHAT does that mean "to see in B&W"?

      4:29
    • 4. HOW to convert an image to B&W?

      1:30
    • 5. The Desaturate Method

      4:09
    • 6. The Hue Saturation Method

      2:15
    • 7. The Grayscale Method

      3:52
    • 8. RGB Color Mode

      7:46
    • 9. Photoshop Channels Tool

      6:01
    • 10. The LAB Method

      6:11
    • 11. The Hue Saturation Method - Non-destructive

      6:05
    • 12. The Twin Hue Saturation Method

      6:30
    • 13. The Gradient Map Method

      7:52
    • 14. The Channel Mixer Method

      10:56
    • 15. The BW Tool

      10:25
    • 16. The Camera RAW Method

      9:04
    • 17. Summary

      2:52

About This Class

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Are you a black and white photography lover? So am I! Its' unique timeless beauty and cinematic look are more popular now than ever.

I have created a series of 8 classes to teach you how to convert your favourite images to b&w like a pro with Photoshop.

This is the 1st class opening the series of 8 - "Photography Classics: Artistic Black and White Conversion Techniques in Photoshop." In this class you will learn the basic principles behind b&w conversions. If you've ever wanted to know "why photographers shoot in b&w" or "what does that mean to see in b&w" - take this class and I'll answer your questions!

This class sets the theory basis, next 7 classes are purely "hands-on" full edits. Original versions of all photos are provided - simply download them and follow me along!

Learn whole range of the most powerful and flexible black and white conversion techniques; Starting with the 1-step techniques you'll gradually work towards the most powerful tools.

  • You will be working in "non-destructive" way with Adjustment Layers to massively speed up the editing work;
  • You will master the most effective and flexible Photoshop tool in terms of photo editing - The Curves Tool
  • You will learn how to blend multiple adjustments in a seamless way in one image with help of masking techniques
  • You will learn how to evaluate tonal range in your images with the Histogram Tool and you will be using it as a basic reference in your workflow
  • You will achieve stunning results with your images and develop your artistic skills

See you in the class! :)

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