This masterclass is about making better decisions when editing scenes in monochrome. When do you opt to turn a landscape into a monochrome masterpiece? What sort of images are best served in monochrome? What are the most effective tools to use in doing this in editing? Learn my entire process from start to finish. You’ll be able to create dramatic images like you never thought possible before!GET STARTED
You’ve struggled to create portfolio-worthy monochrome images.
You’re intimidated by editing raw files in Photoshop.
You’re unsure how to enhance light and localized detail in an image.
“There are so many ways to turn mono images into something artistic and dramatic I never realized. This course assisted me in my editing so much!”
“I took one image from being black and white and quite bland into that effect I was really going for. Couldn’t be more pleased!”
“William takes up some very simple points that shifted how I thought monochrome should be shot and then edited. I really can’t wait to go out for another shoot and apply this course to my next series!”
"I created this course to help break down what it is that makes a good mono and how to achieve it by using my simple and effective methods with Adobe Camera Raw. After watching this course, you’ll be able to transform your raw files and create powerful monochrome images with ease."
In this lesson, Will introduces the course, outlining what’s ahead and things to consider.
A brief overview of the layout and design of Camera Raw and how to remove color from an image, for either black and white or a cooler toned monochrome.
Learn how to adjust the light and contrast of your file to create depth and visual impact.
Final tonal and local adjustments made to complete the image.
Starting with a new raw file, see how the monochrome conversion is done and the theory behind the editing approach.
Learn how light and contrast is adjusted locally and globally to dramatically transform the look and feel of the image.
See how local adjustments are made to greatly enhance light and areas of interest, guiding the eye through the scene and creating visual impact.
The image is completed with final adjustments.
A new raw file is introduced for monochrome conversion.
Remove color and see how split toning can be effectively used to adjust shadow and highlight tonality.
Make effective adjustments through global and local adjustments in both highlight and mid-tones.
The image is finalized with several local adjustments to add further visual effect.
Watch an entire edit from start to finish, demonstrating how all the tools come together to transform a flat image into one with depth and impact.
Will closes out the course with some final thoughts and considerations.