This was inspired by a friend’s need to convert several color photographs to black and white for printing in their non-profit organization’s plain-paper newsletter, and also by the excellent book Mastering Black and White Digital Photography by Michael Freeman. (ISBN 1-57990-707-5). Below I’ve included the download link for the fr’ee “Color-To-B&W Pick Six” action that converts a color image to black and white using several Photoshop techniques. It is quite useful for quickly applying the six basic methods for creating a Black and White image for use in printing applications.
So… I’m reading this great tutorial by rutt over at Dgrin (Digital Grin, folks!) called “B&W Conversion Workflow“, and I’m reading through it and see he has included a little Photoshop Action set. As rutt puts it: “I have an action which aides to to getting to this point. Pick it up here.” Brief and […]