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Converted to Monochrome
01-AUG-2006

Converted to Monochrome

Used the new black/white layer option in Photoshop CS3 to convert to monochrome, then used the soft focus feature of Harald Heim's FocalBlade plug-in to soften the image. Followed that with the Reminisce filter in the Virtual Photographer plug-in, setting the ISO at 1600 to mimic the look of grainy film.

FujiFilm FinePix F30 Zoom
1/25s f/4.9 at 22.1mm iso1600 full exif

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Isabel Cutler11-Aug-2007 13:58
Layers palette, new adjustment layer icon bottom of palette, black/white. You move the slides to lighten or darken colors of image.
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Jane31-Jul-2007 14:39
Nice Isabel! I haven't used the black and white layer option. Where do I find that?