Tuesday, May 9

CoffeeShop "B&W Intensity" Fine Art Photoshop/PSE Action!

I love a beautiful B&W conversion, so today I wrote a new action based on one of my favorite ways to do this in Photoshop/PSE. "B&W Intensity" is a fully adjustable B&W action that allows you to create anything from a soft matte to a dramatic "glossy" edit.

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I used beautiful images from Unsplash on this post (water baby, back tattoo, piggyback ride, white t-shirt, ballerina, the kiss, sheep).

I know that selective color is usually a "love it" or "hate it" enhancement. But I think it works beautifully in this image. 

CoffeeShop "B&W Intensity" Photoshop/PSE Action Tutorial:

Run the action on your image (original image used in this example) and adjust the sliders on the Levels adjustment layer when it pops up.

I made no adjustments to the Levels layer in this version.

This version is a "Glossy" High Contrast edit.

This version is a Soft Matte edit.

I hope you find this action useful in your editing toolbox! I would love to see your own edits using "B&W Intensity" on my Facebook page.

Download the CoffeeShop "B&W Intensity" Photoshop/PSE Fine Art Action!

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  1. Thank you so much! I am still learning about actions so will enjoy studying via this one!


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