- How Did You Do That?
- Adding a Decorative Border
- Creating a Gradient Fill
- Adding a Vignette to a Portrait
- Creating a High-Contrast Black-and-White Picture
- Fading Out Color
- Coloring a Single Object
- Deleting the Background
- Making a Photo Look Like an Oil Painting
- Posterizing a Picture
- Making a Photo Look Like a Sketch
- Applying the Pointillize Filter
- Trimming a Photo into a Custom Shape
- Applying Effects with the Smart Brush
- Touching Up with the Detail Smart Brush
Creating a High-Contrast Black-and-White Picture
Back in the ancient days of film, high-contrast (hi-con) transparencies were called Kodaliths, the name of a Kodak product for mastering printing plates. You can create some dramatic artistic effects doing the same thing digitally—by converting a photo to black-and-white, with no shading.
- With the Editor in Full Edit mode and an image open, choose Image, Mode, Grayscale.
- Click OK on the warning dialog box.
Choose Enhance, Adjust Lighting, Brightness/Contrast.
- Adjust the Contrast slider to 100.