20161007: Black & White Conversion Lesson, Don’t just do “auto”.

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In an answer to Cee’s Black & White Post Processing Photo Challenge, I put this post together.

Here is the above photo in color.

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In the Lightroom screen shot you can see the color sliders pushed around to bring out the textures in the clouds and darken the building.

However to make the fountain in the foreground apparent to the viewer, I used the adjustment brush.

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I did not like the warning sign to take the viewer’s eye into it so I left it out of the adjustments. That way the viewer looks at the “water beasts” of the fountain & the clouds. Again you can see my pushing the sliders around in the screen shot. I also use the Dehaze slider on the overall shot to increase the clouds depth of texture.

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Here I am further back from the church where the fountain is at, but again I want…

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