Edits All Edits 2018 B&W 2018
When it comes to selecting images to edit in black & white, this is the perfect kind of image because it has both directional and hard light, which is very dynamic and allows you to create a lot of depth and drama. In this edit, I wanted to make the whites more dynamic, so I used curves to lift up the mid-tones.
Next, for even more layers of light, I used the dodge tool to brush light into her hair and cloned some catchlight into her eyes to create some soft drama. Lastly, I added contrast to give the image more of a punch and used the linear gradient tool to paint up some darkness for a dreamy, dramatic effect. Now it’s your turn to create some soft drama in your black & white images.