Chapter 1. The Black and White on All of the Gray Areas of Black and White


Color is my day-long obsession, joy, and torment.

—Claude Monet


Before going any further in this book be sure to install the Color Efex 4 Promo 5 from Nik Software that comes free with this book. Also, every black-and-white conversion that is discussed in this book has been made into an action and a configurator, as have the additional things that are done to an image, all of which can be found in the Oz Power tools action set. Be sure to download them and install them. If you are using a Wacom Intuos or Cintiq tablet, be sure to install the tablet presets that ...

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