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How to convert colour photo into black and white in photoshop

There comes a time when you may like to have monochrome or black and white version of your photo. Most digital cameras offer incamera black and white photo option. Incase you took colour photos and now want to have black and white, don’t worry. We will guide you about¬†How to convert colour photo into black and white in photoshop with short cut.

How to conver colour photo into black and white in photoshop

Method : 1 Applieng the Shortcut
Step 1 : Open the original colour photo in photoshop
(Make sure you have one more copy of the photo)

Step 2 : Apply the shortcut i.e. ctrl+shift+u

Step 3: Check if the tones are as per expectation. If not, you may need to work on highlights, shadows and mid-tone using various tools.

or use

Method : 2 Using Gradient map
Using gradient map in photoshop to convert colour photo into black and white

Step 1 :  Open the original colour photo in photoshop
(Make sure you have one more copy of the photo)

Step 2 : Go to Image > Adjustment > Gradient Map

Step 3 : Select the black and white colours on extreme end

Hope you liked our Photoshop guide to convert colour photo into black and white photo.