Hi, I think making a B&W photo is the hardest thing to do - loosing colour and just having shape and tone to tell a story.
I've written some notes on this task and would like to know if you reckon the ideas would help.
There was a question, on another Forum, about whether one could use Channels in Photoshop - the answer was dont bother, use Curves!
As this is completely wrong, I thought I would write up how to simply use Channel Blending.
If you have a moment, I'd like to know if you feel this write...
I've been playing around with a new idea and adapted the Man from Mars technique (see my web site if you dont know it).
The idea is not to curve the channels, but instead do Adjustments>Equalize on each of them - then tone back the opacity as normal.
Doesnt work with all images, but...
Well hello to you all and seasonal greeting - what a friendly busy forum this seems to be - I posted a fun picture and before I had time to make a cup of coffee, people had replied!
I hope to share and learn from you all in this fun time of digital photos.
I am well past my 'best before...