17. MAKING A BLACK-AND-WHITE IMAGE

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IN MY OPINION, you can make a very powerful photographic expression by working in black and white. It’s been said that working in black and white lets you see the “bones of the image,” and I could not agree more.

Working with black-and-white images involves a lot more than just removing the color. There are plenty of ways you can make the process of creating a black-and-white image uniquely your own.

Put a check next to Convert to Grayscale in the HSL/Grayscale panel, and your image will immediately turn into a black-and-white image. Under the Grayscale Mix header, you’ll see a series of color sliders that allow ...

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