Monochrome (Black and White) Conversion In Photoshop

Making monochrome images in Photoshop is very easy technique but there is one simple problem in that. Monochrome (Black and White) images with combination of two colors 'Black' and 'White'. While making a monochrome image we should bother about the color balance according to image which is undergoing the process. Color toning which leads an important area in monochrome conversion. For example some images are plenty with yellow tones. Image of 'Yellow Flowers'. We should know about the toning of yellow color in Black and White processing. So lets go with the definition and tutorial of Monochrome conversion.

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What Is Monochrome ?

Monochrome means that the images having one color or shades of one color. Monochromatic images have limited colors and hue. In monochromatic conversion only use the color shades of grey , so the images are also called as greyscale images.In digital photography, the time of post-processing a color image to greyscale or monochrome by combining the values of multiple channels Red, Blue, and Green. In 20'th century film photographers use black and white film roles for capturing monochromatic images.

Monochrome Conversion In Photoshop

Photoshop is the best image manipulation software available in the market. Photoshop has advance option while making the Black and White image. Photoshop provides the color channels for adjusting the actual tone of image. Go through the steps.
  • Install Adobe Photoshop (CS5 and above is better)
  • The open up a normal image which want monochromatic conversion
  • The remove the Lock and make the image as Layer
  • The go to Image in tabs
  • Then Adjustments -- Black & White

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The you can view the color correcter. There is advance option to adjust the Red, Green, Yellow, Magenta, Cyan, Blue. Then you can adjust according to the color tone of the image that you open up in Photoshop for the monochromatic conversion.

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