Chapter 7: Create Stunning Black-and-White Photos

Many photographers work only in color. After all, we see in color, cameras capture in color by default, and Photoshop and other imaging software provide a wide range of tools for working in color. But there is a growing interest in black-and-white photography. The latest inkjet printers are capable of creating incredibly rich black-and-white prints, more accurately called grayscale or monochrome prints. To take full advantage of these printers, you must first create a stunning black-and-white photo with your computer.

Photoshop includes a full set of tools you can use to convert your color images to black and white. You can leave a bit of color in them for an interesting effect, or convert them ...

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