Black and White Plugin
Turn your black and white photographs into true Fine Art works!
With the new BLACK AND WHITE panel you will have complete control of the creative process of converting your photographs to black and white.
Thanks to the presence of the ZONE SYSTEM and SLIDERS you will be able to customize the contrasts in a very precise way.
Individual zone selection
Mask for every zone
Thanks to Ansel Adam ZONES SYSTEM it will be possible to update the histogram of the 11 brightness zones and in combination with the Tonality Masks plugin, you will be able to create advanced masks to fine tune the contrast of your BW images.
Black and White Conversion
Black and white filter
Conversion based on color
Dynamic contrast for highlights, midtones and shadows
With the slider dedicated to the BLACK AND WHITE FILTER you can select the starting point for converting the image to black and white.
By using the COLOR slider, you can easily select the starting point of the black and white conversion.
Lights and shadows optimization
Thanks to the contrast sliders, it will be possible to intervene precisely on the management of: exposure, lights, midtones, shadows, whites, blacks and clarity.
A perfect mix of two filters
Increase the clarity
Improve the softness
By using CLARITY slider you can achieve the perfect mix among contrast, clarity, texture, detail, blur, dehaze and glow.
Color fine tuning
With the two sliders dedicated to toning, you can customize your conversion to black and white thanks to a color appearance that recalls some particular effect of the films and developments of the past.
Select the intensity
Select the dimension
With the INTENSITY slider you can increase or decrease the final effect of the vignette.
With the SCALE slider you can easily increase or decrease the extension of vignette.
Finally, by using the MASK slider, you can protect highlights in the vignette.
Black and white filter
By clicking on GET INSPIRED! a set of specific corrections for the conversion to black and white will be generated in a random but controlled manner.
By using this function several times, you will be able to discover interesting conversions that can be the basis for further corrective and finalization effects.
Thanks to LIBRARIES in Adobe Photoshop you can save the most interesting combinations for future use on other images.
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