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Tone curve and black and white images in LR4

Discussion in 'Developing your Photos' started by tierneyphoto, May 1, 2012.

  1. tierneyphoto

    tierneyphoto New Member

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    I have just converted a colour image to black and white by clicking on black and white treatment and the image has got a slight colour tone to it. When I turn of the tone curve the tone disappears? In LR3 it converts to a greyscale image with this method. I just want to convert an image to black and white and keep my exposure/contrast the same. Can anyone help?
     
  2. johnbeardy

    johnbeardy Senior Member Staff Member Moderator Lightroom Guru

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    Have you been playing with the red, green or blue curves?
     
  3. tierneyphoto

    tierneyphoto New Member

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    John I am using VSCO presets and that has introduced a slight tone curves to the separate RGB, thanks!
     
  4. johnbeardy

    johnbeardy Senior Member Staff Member Moderator Lightroom Guru

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    Great. The RGB curves were new in 4.

    I'd never heard of them. $119 for presets? I'm rather shocked - you can buy a film camera for that!

    John
     
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    I just find the whole concept of paying anything for a preset to be weird.
     
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    johnbeardy Senior Member Staff Member Moderator Lightroom Guru

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    My thoughts entirely (I just make an exception for Sean McCormack ;) )

    John
     
  7. tierneyphoto

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    I am happy to pay that amount. I shoot around 30 weddings a year and the it has speeded-up my workflow and I love the look of the presets.

    Mark
     

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