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Chapter 7. Black & White: Photoshop in B... > Creating Duotones - Pg. 198

The Photoshop CS2 Book for Digital Photographers Creating Duotones For some reason, creating a duotone (a photo that uses just two colors) in Photoshop is immeasurably more complex than creating one with four colors (as in CMYK). You definitely have to jump through a few hoops to get your duotones to look good and separate properly; but the depth added by combining a second, third, or fourth color with a grayscale photo is awfully hard to beat. Step One: Open the photo that you want to con- vert to a duotone. If you're starting with a color photo, you'll have to convert to grayscale first by going under the Image menu, under Mode, and choosing