Does this B/W conversion work?

Discussion in 'People' started by obelix, Apr 1, 2005.

  1. obelix

    obelix

    714
    Mar 17, 2005
    Fremont, CA, USA
    70-200 VR, 200mm 1/100 sec f/4, ISO 1600

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    If not, what would you do different?

    This is what I did.

    In nikon capture

    0) Set black and white points in curves dialog
    1) Photo effects, select B/W
    2) Enhance dark tones
    3) Pushed red channel to the right
    4) Pushed yellow / blue all the way to 0
    5) Nudged Magenta / Green channel down to taste

    Opened the image in PS

    6) Partial sharpening of eyes.
     
  2. It works for me, nice image of a cute young girl.
     
  3. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    What would Ansel think .....

    Beautiful child. I prefer color most of the time. This looks good.
     
  4. obelix

    obelix

    714
    Mar 17, 2005
    Fremont, CA, USA
    Thanks Gordon, Gale, need to watch for the light, need more contrast :).
     
  5. The conversion looks fine, Anand. I usually use the channel mixer method. It allows me a lot of control in fine tuning the result.

    I like this pensive pose a lot... but to my eye, that intruding finger detracts...
     
  6. Fantastic shot. :D :D :D :D :D
     
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