frantifan91 wrote in post #16134768
Regarding B + W...I'm pretty new to aperture as stated above. I played around with the black and white effects on there. My question is how do I select which one? There's a variety for you all out there using aperture 3.0.....such as..
The problem is, that even though I use a Mac, I have no clue about Aperture, I am using Lightroom because it's updated quite more often, and it works perfectly in combination with PS.
I would suggest you try a demo of LR, the new 5 is really amazing.
I think I "overcooked" you image a bit, but given the fact that's 4AM at the place I am living - I am a bit tired, so maybe my eyes trick me. I used a screenshot from your flicker account.
First I am choosing "Black and White" and creating a vignette (round), to make it more dramatic, then I used the graduate tool to darken the left and right side even more, as well as kill the highlights. I sharpened the dog a bit and pushed the shadows a bit higher, to make his eyes "pop". Thats it.
If you want, I can do a preset with those settings, and you can look at it in Lightroom and study the settings -
Have a nice weekend,
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