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Welcome to Oz: A Cinematic Approach to Digital Still Photography with Photoshop by Vincent Versace

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Advanced B/W Conversion No. 1

Changing the Layer Order and Using Channel Mixer Adjustment Layer Masks for Selective Control

You have a choice: you can do the conversion yourself, by following the steps learned above in the basic black-and-white lesson (use the file STARDUST 2 BASE.tif), or you can use the converted file provided (STARDUST 2 CONVERTED.psd).

To see the effect, see Figures 5.25 and 5.26.

Figure 5.25. The original color Stardust image.

Figure 5.26. After conversion to black and white.

If you choose to do the basic black-and-white ...

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