(Last Updated On: April 29, 2022)
Have you ever wanted to convert a color photo into a black and white photo without losing the quality of the photograph? This can be easily done using Adobe Photoshop.
I will give you the steps to do this below.
Step By Step Instructions
Step 1: Open Adobe Photoshop to Convert Photo to Black and White
These steps explain how to convert a photo into black and white using Adobe Photoshop. If you do not have Photoshop, this tutorial is not for you.
Step 2: Open the Picture you Want to Convert to Black and White
You should see your photograph in the main screen of Photoshop.
Step 3: Go to Image > Adjustments > Channel Mixer
Next, with the photo you want to change open in the program, go to the Image menu, hover over Adjustments, and then select Channel Mixer.
Step 4: Check the Monochrome Box and then Slide the Red, Green, and Blue Sliders so They are all at About 33%
The key is to have the sliders add up to 100% total. You can play around with the colors at different percentages, but in the end, they should total to be near 100%.
Step 5: Save the Photo!
That’s all there is to it. Click the box that says “OK” and then save your file from there.
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