How To Blend a Photo from Color to Grayscale in Photoshop

Working in Photoshop is very useful because it makes it easy to edit photos in a number of different ways including creating grayscale photos. With a bit of practice, it's easy to convert your color photographs to grayscale. By converting your photographs to grayscale, they can be used in a number of different ways including on websites and in print publications.

Applying the different filters in Photoshop can create a number of different effects including turning a photo into grayscale. This effect is very professional and easy to use.

Step 1: Opening the Image

First, you need to open Photoshop and load the image as normal. Wait a while for the image to load. At this stage, you might like to make some changes to the image by editing and removing various aspects such as scratches or marks.

Step 2: Displaying Channels

Locate the palette box which is at the right of the screen by default. This is normally on the Layers tab. Click the channels tab to make it visible.

Step 3: Adjusting Channels

Open up the Channel mixer dialog box. This makes it possible to adjust the colors which are in the picture. Open the Image menu, select Adjustments and open Channel Mixer. This will load the dialog box where you can make the necessary adjustments.

Step 4: Monochrome

At the bottom of this dialog box, there is a Monochrome checkbox. Check this box, and then make any changes with the sliders. Click the OK button to accept the changes.

Step 5: Adjustments

Mess around with the different color sliders until you are happy. This should make it relatively easy to convert your image to grayscale.