Change to Grayscale mode

A change of color mode is the simplest way to get rid of the color components of your picture. Be aware though that this technique changes the basic structure of the photo from three channels (red, green and blue) to a single channel (grayscale).

In Photoshop:

Use the Image > Mode command.

Step 1: Change color mode

Select the Grayscale option from the Mode section of the Image menu.

Step 2: Confirm changes

Click OK to the 'Discard color information?' question.

Step 1: Change color mode

Select the Grayscale option from the Mode section of the Image menu.

Step 2: Confirm changes

Click OK to the 'Discard color information?' question.

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