This course will teach you how to convert your color images to black and white and make them look fantastic.
You will learn to:
- Make exposure adjustments
- Contrast adjustments
- Use presets
- Save presets
- Import/Export presets
- How to create your own B&W recipe from scratch
- How to emulate the look of different types of film
- How to add film grain
- How to add borders
- Basically to create a stunning B&W image.
Gary has been a professional photographer since 2005. He started part time as the photographer for his home town, taking photos of town events and scenery. Gary also started a Camera Club in order to further the hobby of photography in our area. He is still currently the President of the Club and offers seminars at the club's monthly meetings. During his time in the camera club he has won many camera club competitions with his nature and studio photography. Gary also does stock photography for agencies like Shutterstock, Istock, Alamy, and Dreamstime.
Gary has been an educator for the last twenty one years in the areas of science, technology, and photography. In 1998, Gary was awarded the technology teacher of the year award for the state of Rhode Island by Microsoft and Technology & Learning Magazine.
StartHow to Use Nik Silver Effects Pro 2 (6:15)
StartComplete Manual B&W Conversion (20:24)
StartHow to Create and Use Presets (5:04)
StartImporting Presets for Silver Effects Pro 2 (3:35)
StartHow to Export and Share Your Presets (1:16)
StartHow Selectively Apply Effects with the Brush Tool (2:29)
StartDemonstration of Nik Color Effects Pro 4 and NIk Silver Effects Pro 2 (9:58)
StartFinal Project for Silver Effects Pro 2 (1:39)