Quick and Easy Black and White Photos in Photoshop

Maggie Hobson-Baker, Art and Design

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5 Lessons (17m)
    • 1. Quick and Easy Black and White Photos!

      1:39
    • 2. Method 1: Black and White Adjustment Layer

      8:00
    • 3. Method 2: Channel Mixer Adjustment Layer

      1:48
    • 4. Method 3: Gradient Map

      2:12
    • 5. Method 4: Hue/Saturation

      3:16

About This Class

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In this course I will show you several methods to quickly create black and white photos in Photoshop.  Each photo has its own unique set of properties.  By learning several methods you are creating a toolset for strong black and white photos time after time.  This course focuses on the following 4 methods:

  • Black and White Adjustment Layer
  • Gradient Map
  • Channel Mixer
  • Hue/Saturation

This course will show you how to use the Dodge and Burn tools to target specific areas of your photos as well as how to work with the History Window to undo edits.