Lee Varis shows how to convert a color photo into the kind of classic B&W of the Hollywood glamour portraits of the 1930’s. This is the Photoshop post processing part of his Classic B&W Portrait workshop at the California Photo Festival.
Lee Varis examines an advanced method of B&W tone control that blends channels to sculpt the image for a 3D effect.
Lee Varis examines the pleasures of photographing among the great rocks of Joshua Tree National Park.
This step-by-step video tutorial shows the application of the red channel in luminosity mode to lighten overly dark skin in Photoshop
Part of a live presentation I made for the Tucson Photography Meetup group, Feb. 26th, 2011. This tutorial goes over a B&W conversion technique using the grayscale channels and then shows how to apply that luminosity back over the original color image.