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Janet Petty

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With the Black and White feature in Photoshop's CS3, making a black and white image out of a color image is so much easier than using the channel mixer. I wanted to see what it would do with this challenge.

It did fine to a point. What I ended up doing was a lot of masking for certain areas to get the look I wanted. After using the BW feature with the knockouts and masking, I ended up selecting certain parts of the picture and using curves adjustment layers to achieve a higher contrast. Dodge and burn was last in the arsenal for this picture.

One last problem that was the fault of having a lower resolution photo had me selecting the sky, adding noise and giving it a slight Gaussian blur to reduce the awful pixelation.
· Date: 2/13/2008 · Views: 7496 · Filesize: 55.2kb, 196.5kb · Dimensions: 750 x 1000 ·
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Janet Petty

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Registered: January 2004
Location: Mid-South
Posts: 2,164
9/5/2008 8:57am

On a second and third look, I should have darkened the sky more. It is a bit too bright and leads the eye right out of the picture. Oh well, live and learn.

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