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Thumbnail images comparing different desaturation techniques on four different images

Desaturation Methods

I am getting more mileage out of the photos I took for last week’s 7 Days run. In a discussion on the Digital Photography School forums I was asked if I could compare my manual method for turning a colour photo into black and white with the use of the simple desaturation. The image above shows my results along with the three modes available in The Gimp’s desaturation tool. I think handcrafting wins out every time.

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