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Black&white Mastery

There are over 12 different ways to convert a color photo to black and white using photoshop. All of which pale in comparison to the 3 methods of converting a Raw image to B&W using ACR or Lightroom.
At my last seminar,”RawTalk” I briefly mentioned my two favorite ways to convert to B&W.  I also [...]

Split Toning with Lightroom2

The often overlooked split tone adjustment tab could be just what you were looking for. Sure split toned black and whites can look nice, especially when used sparingly, but I have to say that i find split tone adjustments in Lightroom/ACR far more useful for creating unique color looks and simulating film stocks.
Although the adjustments [...]

Saturation distribution

So I made some exiting new discoveries with saturation in Lightroom that I can’t keep to myself.  It’s important to know exactly what both the saturation and vibrance sliders are doing in order to get how this works.
-  The saturation slider takes all colors and saturates them at even increments regardless of their current saturation.
-  Vibrance [...]