How to avoid greyish b&w.

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Ernie Misner
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Re: Monochrome/B&W conversion

Henry Richardson wrote:

Most of the time for B&W I shoot in color (raw or JPEG) and then convert in Lightroom. Awhile back someone asked how I do it and I wrote this post:

https://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/65038894

Good to read that again Henry and thank you for the link.   A question:  Besides the color mixer in Lr, do you also use the Calibration panel sliders at the bottom of the panels for b&w tones?  They seem to have a very different effect than the sliders in the color mixer panel.  For me, those calibration sliders can't be moved much on a color image but for b&w they can be more powerful.

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