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It’s time to move on to Black and Whiting. Lightroom’s Black and White features are simple and quite intuitive, so this chapter will be short and sweet, but very useful nonetheless.

In this Lightroom video tutorial, we are going to walk through two examples where we will be taking Color Corrected images from previous tutorials in the Color Correction Chapter and turning them into black and white images. In the second image example, we will go a little further and teach you some advanced black and white toning controls in the Black and White Mix Panel. These Black and White Mix options give you a little more control over black and white toning.

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Enjoy the tutorial!

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Note: These images have been provided to the SLR Lounge users curteousy of Lin and Jirsa Photography for educational purposes only. They may not be used in any other manner outside of these SLR Lounge learning videos without the express written consent of Lin and Jirsa Photography. Thank you.

Full RAW Exercise Files (265MB) – For faster connections. The full RAW files will allow you to follow the tutorials while achieving the exact same results as shown.
JPEG Exercise Files (24MB) – For slower connections. The JPEG files will allow you to follow the tutorials, although the results may vary due to not having the image details of the full RAW file.

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