In this Adobe video Photoshop tutorial we would like to show you how to create punchy black and white image by using Camera RAW.
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The main editing of your photo and its conversion to black and white will be done with Camera RAW. We open up photo in Camera RAW and we only change parameters of Recovery, Bright, and Clarity in basic settings. Next, we go to the HSL / Grayscale where we convert photo into black and white form. Here we set up parameters according to the needs of individual photo. Keep in mind that you need to achieve a darker and particularly sharper look of your picture. In the next section of this
We will edit photo with Tone Curve panel. We customize parameters – Lights to +10 and Darks to -10. Then we open up image in Photoshop. With the new adjustment layer – Curves we continue to adjust the photo further.Then we will also use the Photoshop tool – Gradient. Methods on using adjustment layers – Curves can be seen in
Today’s lesson is again quite simple and fast and therefore we recommended it for beginners as well. We would like to warn you to use photo in RAW format – the results are clearly better than when you open a JPEG in Camera RAW.
In conclusion, we have enclosed few photos that we were, by using this Adobe video Photoshop tutorial, transferred into punchy black and white image. Be sure to not miss this tutorial and have a look at the video.