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Chapter 7. Black & White: Photoshop in B... > Scott’s High-Contrast Black-and-Whit... - Pg. 193

The Photoshop CS2 Book for Digital Photographers Step Three: Believe it or not, just the simple act of applying this black-to-white gradient map will usually give you a much better gray- scale conversion than the standard meth- od of choosing Grayscale from the Image menu's Mode submenu. But there's one drawback--if it doesn't look great, there's nothing you can do to the gradient map because there's really nothing to adjust. So, in the next step, we add the ability to adjust our black-and-white conversion. Step Four: Go to the Layers palette, and from the