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Chapter 7. Beyond Black and White >  Other Grayscale Effects

Other Grayscale Effects

Here are some other easy grayscale effects you can do. You can create an antique photo or orthochromatic look. Check out Chapter 3 if you want to see how to duplicate an infrared film image.

Antique Photograph

It’s fairly easy to re-create the look of an antique photograph from the early 20th century, late 19th century, or even earlier. While the goal earlier in the chapter was to create the best possible grayscale conversion of a color image, some really bad conversions can look interesting, too. First, let’s work on a fully saturated, fairly decent color image, using the original, unmodified version of our Castle Garden photo. Just follow these steps.


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