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The Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 4 Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers by Martin Evening

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Black-and-white conversions

Black-and-white Develop controls

There are various ways you can convert a color image to black and white. You can click the Black & White button in the Basic panel; you can click on B&W in the HSL / Color / B&W panel; or you can use the Image keyboard shortcut. Any of these methods immediately converts a photograph to black and white (you can see the main panels associated with black-and-white conversions in Figure 5.1). It is important to understand that when you make a black-and-white conversion, Lightroom is not actually converting a color image to black-and-white mode. Rather, it is creating a monochrome version of the ...

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