Whether you want a quick one-tap conversion or full manual control over your edit, this app has plenty of options for getting just the result you want. In this tutorial we’ll give you step by step instructions for using one-tap filters, simple smart adjustments and full manual adjustment tools to create beautiful black and white iPhone photos. In most cases black and white photos look best with higher contrast levels, but the Tonal option has its place for subjects that are meant to feel lighter and happier. If you ever want to convert the image back to color, just open the image, then tap Edit at the top of the screen, and tap Revert.
The high contrast black and white conversion brings out the natural contrast and detail in the scene.
This adjustment slider takes the power of complex RGB color channel mixing down to a simple and fun slider. Converting images to black and white using color channels basically allows you to control the brightness of different colored areas when converted to black and white. If I swipe towards the right of the slider, the image becomes black and white, and the monkey’s face starts to lighten up.
Think of this slider as a method of enhancing only certain colors, while others are not affected.
This is because underneath the black and white conversion, the app is taking everything that was originally a red color and making it darker.
While this location along the slider isn’t very appealing for this particular photo, it may be good for other types of photos to have just the red portions turned dark when converted to black and white. When you’re happy with your edit, tap Done at the bottom right to save the black and white image to your photo library. Did you notice that in our experimentation of lightening the monkey’s face, the snow still retained much of its detail? If you want even more control over your black and white edits, the Photos app offers a range of manual adjustment tools for fine-tuning the results. The job of the Intensity slider is to adjust the sections of your black and white image that previously had colorful areas, but it almost ignores sections that are neutral toned. When you have the Intensity where you want it, tap the Menu icon that has three horizontal lines stacked on top of each other above the slider. In this particular image there was no need to alter the Neutrals option, so the slider was returned to the normal mid-point. Tap the Menu icon with the three stacked vertical lines to return to the adjustment options. The Tone option is similar to a Contrast adjustment that affects the brightness of the shadows and highlights.

If you want to add grain to your photo, dial in the desired amount using the slider, then tap the Menu icon to return the adjustments screen.
If you want to make any final adjustments, you can do so by tapping the setting you want to change. I hope you’ve enjoyed exploring these three different methods for creating black and white edits in the native iOS Photos app.
The Smart B&W Adjustment slider gives you more control over the brightness of certain parts of your black and white conversion.
And the B&W Manual Adjustment tools give you full control over the black and white settings. If you want to learn more about what kind of subjects and scenes work well for black and white photography, check out our tutorial on how to create incredible black and white iPhone photos.
This Camera + app is both a photo editing app and a camera so you can snap pictures and then edit them straight in the app. You’ve probably seen the #VSCOCam hashtag on Instagram and probably wondered what that was all about. If you like your photos to have a dramatic look, then download Color Splash, which will let you convert your photos to black and white, and then choose where you want to keep any color. Give your photos an artistic look in minutes with Mextures, which is actually one of the top apps for when you want to apply light leaks, textures, film grain and gradients. If you love the old school black and white photo look, then Noir Photo will be your favorite app! If you like to add tons of things to your photos such as fonts, sayings, clip art and more, then Rhonna app is what you need. Gadget Review is home to some of the best consumer reviews online on top gadgets ranging from the best gadgets to the top home security systems, the best satellite tv networks and top ten product comparisons. Removing the color from your images can make them more beautiful, mysterious or dramatic, adding a timeless and classic feel.
The colors are still in the picture, but sort of “underneath” the black and white conversion.
It allows you to brighten only certain aspects (based on the original colors) of your newly created black and white image. When you’re happy with your black and white conversion, tap Done to save the image to your photo library.
I mostly use the Apple Photos program on my MacBook Pro, so nice to see some tutorials relating to Photos. It has everything you need to take amazing photos with a variety of camera features and five main editing sections: Frames, Filters, The Lab, Crops and Scenes.

Many iPhone photographers swear by this app since it provides endless choices for improving exposure and color, as well as its Selective Adjustment tool that lets you make adjustments to the whole picture or just parts of it. You’ll get filters and tools for adjustments and there are things for cropping, adding borders and more. It only creates monochrome, or black and white images and is said to be very user friendly.
It has many of the same tools at Photoshop, so you’ll instantly be familiar its layout.
The app has tons of clip art and fonts to choose from and lets you layer on features one by one to create a photo masterpiece. When she's not writing, she's either reading or shopping (online, of course) and loves lazy days so she can catch up on her DVR-recorded shows and movies.
There are many apps for creating black and white edits, but in this tutorial you’ll discover three ways to create stunning black and white iPhone photos using the native iOS Photos app. And the great thing about smartphone cameras is that there are literally thousands of iPhone photo editing apps that you can use to spruce up your pictures. To control the tools, you simply use your finger to slide across the screen to decrease or increase the effect, which is why it’s so easy to use.
There are preset vignette effects to use and then you can go over it and throw more light into it if you want. That said, you’ll be able to really get creative with your photos thanks to tools like text, gradients, blending modes and layers.
Even better, you can change things without having to start over again, allowing you to create the perfect photo. She's definitely a Mac girl, she loves music and is currently on a mission to to have an insane and enviable iTunes library.
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The goal of their filters and photo editing tools are to provide your images with an authentic look to them so that they turn out to be elegant images without much clutter. Gadget Review also has some of the best software reviews and consumer services reviews online with top ten consumer product comparisons to the latest gadget news, to top gadgets ranging from the top home security systems, the best satellite tv networks and expert product reviews, as well as the best product daily deals and giveaways.

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