Turning Your Images Black & White

A black and white effect can bring a variety of artistic aesthetics to your photos. Black & White effects in the Photo Editor make this process easy and customizable! 

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Step 1: Open your image in the Photo Editor.

Step 2: On the left-hand menu, click on the Effects category.

Step 3: Select Black and White in the list of Effects. This is different from B&W Tones.

Step 4: You'll see several different types of Black & White effects. Experiment with each style to meet your creative needs.

Step 5: Use the adjustment slider on each Black & White tool to change the intensity of the effect.

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

  • Amount: Move this to change the saturation level of the effect.
  • Light/Medium/Darker: Some effects have the option to change the color tone, as well as the overall intensity of the color. 
  • Highlights: Adjust the slider to bring up highlights in your image, which also changes the brightness.
  • Shadows: Adjust the slider to enhance shadows in your image, creating more depth.  

Step 7: Click Apply to save your changes. Continue adding to and editing your creation. If you're done, be sure to save your project!

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