Ways of Converting

  • Different methods of conversion - 01, 02, 03, (All have many other links)
  • Pratik Naik uses a black and white conversion for initial retouching a portrait to remove the distraction of colour. He recommends that the best way of visualising tonality is to use a black Solid Colour Adjustment Layer with the Blending Mode set to Colour.. (Ref).
  • Using Calculations to produce all different contrasts - 01***,
  • Using Multiple Hue/Saturation Layers. Time consuming but giving the most control as lip colour can be manipulated independently of skin - 01,

Ways of Control

  • Use Colour Gradients to add contrast and control - 01, [Also Gradient Maps]