P. 1
Aperture Performing Adjustments

Aperture Performing Adjustments

|Views: 3,292|Likes:
Published by andreas

More info:

Published by: andreas on Apr 04, 2008
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

09/27/2012

pdf

text

original

Aperture comes with a set of Monochrome Mixer presets that simulate the effect of
shooting black-and-white film through a color filter, such as a red filter. You can use one of
these presets, or you can apply a preset as a starting point and then fine-tune the color mix.

Before Monochrome Mixer
adjustment

After Monochrome Mixer
adjustment (Yellow Filter preset)

Chapter 2 Making Image Adjustments

105

To convert a color image to black and white using a Monochrome Mixer preset:

1Select an image.

2If the Monochrome Mixer controls are not shown in the Adjustments Inspector or
Adjustments HUD, choose Monochrome Mixer from the Add Adjustments pop-up menu
(or press Control-M).

3Choose a Monochrome Mixer preset from the Preset pop-up menu.

The image updates to reflect the effect of the preset you chose.

The following table lists the Monochrome Mixer presets and their effect on an image.

Preset

Effect

Monochrome

Desaturates the image.

Monochrome
with Red Filter

Darkens blue areas such as skies and retrieves details in highlight
areas such as white clouds, making this preset useful for landscapes.

Monochrome
with Orange Filter

Produces more contrast in skies than the yellow and green filters,
making this preset useful for landscapes.

Monochrome
with Yellow Filter

Applies a natural tonal correction and improved contrast. Increases
green in the color mix to help preserve skin tones.

Monochrome
with Green Filter

Makes reds appear darker and greens
appear lighter.

Monochrome
with Blue Filter

Eliminates definition in the sky, preserving details
in reds and greens.

Monochrome
with Custom Filter

Desaturates the image according to your
custom settings.

106

Chapter 2 Making Image Adjustments

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
scribd
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->