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Black and White in Photoshop CS4 and Photoshop Lightroom by Bryan O'Neil Hughes, Leslie Alsheimer

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CHAPTER 5

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Black and White in Photoshop II by Hughes Bryan O'Neil

 

Black and White from Black and White

How many times have you had an image that you wanted to replicate or be consistent with when it came to look and tone? Have you ever spent hours on a high contrast black and white conversion only to choose another image and wish all that hard work could carry over? This first trick isn't a magic bullet, and its nowhere near as flexible as raw editing or layers, but it can be a great launch pad to nice, monochromatic images in just a few steps.

First open an image that you like, be it a high or low contrast, or black and ...

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