Black and white photography can be very moving. Creating a powerful photo usually requires more than just adjusting the saturation slider though. In this course I’ll explain how to create dramatic black and white images in Lightroom and Photoshop. First we’ll discuss what types of images make good candidates for black and white photography; then I’ll dive into into Lightroom Classic and Photoshop to demonstrate my favorite methods for converting photos from color to black and white.
The class will run 1 to 1.5 hours in total. You will receive a copy of the video feed to review at any time after you have completed the course.
Advanced Beginner / Intermediate: It is best if you have a very basic understanding of Lightroom & Photoshop interface before taking this course. The techniques covered in the class should be relatively straight forward for people who understand the basic concepts of Lightroom and photoshop.
Black & White Theory
We’ll discuss the benefits of creating black and white images and why you might want to make a black and white conversion.
Methods for Black & White Conversion
Learn how to create the best black and white conversions in both Lightroom Classic and Photoshop
Learn the difference between hue and tone.
B&W gradients and presets.
All participants will receive a set of black and white gradients that can be used for B&W conversions in Photoshop. You’ll also receive a set of B&W presets for Lightroom Classic.