This book, updated to cover versions 2.5 and 3.0, explains how to adjust black-and-white images of any type for reproduction purposes. Topics include image characteristics; adjusting highlights, shadows, and midtones; sharpening images; and converting images from color to greyscale. Appendices cover scanning, resampling, and calibration. Adobe Photoshop has become the software application of choice for retouching and manipulating images. While there are a number of books on Photoshop, this is the only one that focuses on using this leading application for black and white images. Small and concise, this book packs in all the useful, relevant information readers need to save time, money, and, ultimately, great photos. Aimed at intermediate to advanced users running the program on the Macintosh or with Windows, Photoshop in Black and White distills critical concepts, methods, and techniques into an easy-to-understand, heavily illustrated format. The approach is task-oriented, so readers can easily find answers to their how-do-you questions. Some of the topics covered in the book include: the key Photoshop tools; step-by-step strategies for adjusting images for reproduction; how and when to adjust highlights, midtones, and shadows; scanning techniques; and calibration methods.Bozek, Sandy is the author of 'Photoshop in Black+white' with ISBN 9781566091893 and ISBN 1566091896.