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Friday, September 01, 2006


I've just finished reading an article about different techniques to produce a B&W with Photoshop. One of these techniques is to use the monochrome feature of the channel mixer and then slide the red, green and blue channels until you achieve the desired effect.



In the top photo I was emphasizing on the contrast of the sky, but to the detriment of the walls looking dirty.

The next photo was lightening up the walls and at the same time removing the focus from the sky to the building.


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9/02/2006 4:21 AM  
Blogger R2K said...

: )

9/02/2006 6:52 AM  
Blogger Dave MacIntyre said...

Great angles and excellent in B&W! Well done.

9/03/2006 3:47 AM  
Blogger Chad Oneil said...

I can see why this caught your eye.

9/03/2006 3:55 AM  
Blogger Johnny Jazz said...

Very cool images, a lot of potential for cropping etc.

I love b/w photography, but it's not just a simple case of converting colour images. I've really enjoyed mucking about with brightness, contrast etc. You really have to think differently with b/w and I think you've highlighted a major issue of b/w photography with this post.

9/03/2006 12:49 PM  
Blogger Reeholio said...

Thanks for all the comments.

I agree Johnny. I think it is important to not just turn it into grayscale, but to enhance the tones and contrast in it.

9/03/2006 8:16 PM  
Blogger Fisigirl said...

Loving the angles, and the contrast!

9/04/2006 4:37 AM  
Blogger Kimberley said...

Black and whites are usually my favorites...this so proving that point I adore the sharp contast of the angles! Thanks so much for stopping by my blogg and I have linked you as well to both
and Your work is magnificent! I will continue stopping by on a regualr basis!

9/14/2006 10:42 PM  
Blogger Babs said...

I like the clean siding better.

9/18/2006 4:02 PM  
Blogger Reeholio said...

I too like the way it removes the focus from the sky and highlights the contrast in the angles.

Thanks for all your comments.

9/18/2006 8:12 PM  
Blogger Dalila said...

Great photos!

9/24/2006 12:52 PM  

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