Black and White Adjustment Layer in Photoshop CS5
Create Stunning Black and White and Tinted Photos.
A Detailed Look at the Black and White Adjustment Layer in Photoshop CS5
The black and white adjustment layer is a good starting place for creating black and white and tinted images.
The adjustment permits granular control of the highlights and shadows of an image and comes with a range of presets that can give striking, instantaneous results.
There is in fact much more to this tool than the simple name suggests.
As well as creating black and white images, we also look at how to tint the images and how to use the dodge and burn tool to add depth and structure to the result.