Making Black and White Presets in Lightroom (2 of 2)

Making a Rich Black and White Preset in Lightroom 3 from Jared Platt on Vimeo.

In a previous Lightroom Podcast, I talked about making great black and white images in Lightroom 3. Now, you need to make a great black and white preset in Lightroom, so you will never again have to touch all those sliders. In this follow up video, you will learn to make a intelligently designed preset to add a rich black and white effect to any image at the touch of a button.

See the previous post on making beautiful black and white images in Lightroom 3.

Photography: Platt Photography
Software: Adobe Lightroom

Making Beautiful Black and White Images in Lightroom 3 (1 of 2)

Making Beautiful Black and White Images in Lightroom 3 from Jared Platt on Vimeo.

There is more to making a beautiful black and white image than just clicking on the Black and White button. I was very good at making black and white prints in the darkroom and I think that is why I am very good at making black and white images in the Lightroom. You have to understand the principles behind color and contrast to make a great print. So here are a few of my tips on making a great black and white image in Lightroom 3.

See post 2 on how to make this black and white effect as a preset in Lightroom.

By the way, my Lightroom Workflow Workshops start up again in May. Learn more about the workshops and the cities I will be visiting at The Lightroom Workshop web site.