Title: Lynda – Lightroom and Photoshop: Black and White Photography
Info: Shoot in color, but think in black and white. In this course, Bryan O’Neil Hughes—the director of product management at Adobe—shares some of his favorite techniques for transforming color photographs into black and white using Lightroom and Photoshop. Learn how to prepare and fine-tune your photographs in Lightroom, and then move the images into Photoshop to take advantage of its nondestructive adjustment layers. Find out how to use the Silver Efex plugin for making monochrome adjustments. See how to convert video to black and white. Bryan closes with a video that pulls all the lessons together in a single end-to-end workflow, and demonstrates how share a portfolio using Spark.
Action Replicates the teal-and-orange color grading used in many Hollywood action movies. Family Dramatically enhances a photograph with warmth and vibrancy plus increased contrast and sharpness. Fantasy Applies punchy and vibrant color adjustments with a focus on rich blues and purples. Film noir Replicates with low contrast and heavy grain. Horror Adds dark and creepy tones to your photographs with a blue-green color shift and a strong vignette. Melodrama Produced under the appearance. Romantic Photographic warm and fuzzy feeling with nostalgic summer color casts and a dreamy glow. Sci-fi High tech science fiction look. Super hero Dramatically increases the vibrancy of the image and strengthens all red and blue hues. Thriller Harsher contrast to generate darkness mood within a picture. War Produced a mood with harsh contrast, washed out color and a strong noise overlay. Western Converts images made of earthy browns and reduced saturation.