How to Turn Your Images Black & White

With just a few clicks you can turn your colorized photo into an artsy black and white scene.

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Step 1 - Open or upload your image into the Photo Editor.

Step 2 - On your side toolbar, click on Effects category.

Step 3 - Click on Black & White in your list of Effects.

Step 4 - You'll see several different types of Black & White effects. Click through them to see how they style the image:


Step 5 - Use the Slider on each Black & White variation to change the opacity.

Step 6 - Use the Settings button to customize the effect on your image:

     6a) Amount - Move this to change the saturation level of the effect
     6b) Lighter/Medium/Darker - Some B&W options allow you to add a color overlay
     6c) Highlights - Adjust slider to bring up highlights in the image
     6d) Shadows - Adjust slider to enhance shadows in the image


Step 7 - Once you're happy with the look you've created, press the blue checkmark to fully apply the effect to your images.

For more inspiration check out a some of our blog posts on black and white photography!

- How To Create Compelling Black And White Photos
Getting Spooky With Black And White Photos

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