I love Black and White picture, who doesn’t ? But I usually have a very hard time doing my own conversions and I find it much easier to use “ready made” actions and formulas on the web.
Not so long ago I’ve pointed to 17 Channel Mixer formulas that can easily be used in Adobe Photoshop.
Adobe Photoshop brushes are a very powerful tool and here is, for your eyes only, a free collection ready to download.
I have always been a big fan of picasa, not only because it is a fast, light and free but because it has some basic, simple yet effective retouching tools that can often save you a lot of post editing time when all you need is a simple output for internet publishing for example.
Well today I have a very similar editing tool, but online
If you are looking for a powerful and free RAW converter than you might be interested to take a look at this freeware.
If you are a fan of Black and White images and often in awe in front of what others are able to accomplish but still struggling to master the conversion technique yourself than this little software will make your day.