Black and White

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debro5
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Black and White

Post by debro5 » Wed 23 May 2007 05:55

Maybe it's just me, but I can't find how to turn a color photograph to black and white with the software. Also, I wish that a rectangular selection could be adjusted by directly editing the dimensions of the selection in pixel units instead of having to choose a proportion and then trying to match this to the desired scale.

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Hoogo
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Post by Hoogo » Wed 23 May 2007 10:56

There are quite a few ways to turn a picture into black and white.
- Tools > Channel mixer
- Tools > Grey mixer
- Layer > Convert Layer type > Grayscale
You can also convert the layer to Lab and empty the ab-channels. Or chosse the usual paint-tool, switch to HSV and only paint in the HS-channels, but this gives the worst result.

You can create a selection with given numbers with Tools > Lasso > Form Lasso.