I just finished reading Dan's new book.
I was wondering. I don't know if this is possible.
Is it possible to separate color from contrast?
I know in Lab you have the Lightness channel that is black and white,
and the A and B channels that are color. So it is separated in LAB...
but the Lightness channel is 'lighter'. So it isn't a true b&w version.
I'm looking for that same separation in RGB.
I'm looking for a "True" version of a Black and White
extracted from the Color in RGB...so that I can see/view
the Color mode and a Black and White mode of an image from RGB.
I know there are many ways of converting a color image into black and white.
But each conversion that one may use looks ...different from each other.
I don't know which method one can use to get a " *true* black and white" from
a RGB color image.
I'm not trying to get a black and white version of a RGB color image, I'm
trying to get a "TRUE" version of the B&W from an RGB color photo.
Maybe it's not possible, I don't know.
But every conversion I tried looks different from each other, which tells me it's not true,
or I don't know which is the true one. You know what I mean?