How to make a black and white photo.
1. Select image.
Upload your own images or choose from thousands of free Adobe Stock photos in Adobe Express to start editing.
2. Add a black and white filter.
Click on your photo then tap on Filter effects. Select the Grayscale option and watch your image transform to black and white or try out other filters like Duotone.
3. Continue editing.
Instantly download your black and white image to your device or keep editing. Share it across your social channels or print it out.
Make stunning edits with the black and white converter.
Tap or click on your image to open the Edit Image menu. Explore the Effects option to find dozens of photo filters. Use the Grayscale filter to instantly convert your image to black and white.
Customize with the Duotone filter.
The Duotone filter takes two colors and turns them into a filter for your image. Make a custom black and white filter by selecting the perfect hues from the color picker.
Edit your image to perfection.
Open the Adjustments menu to further personalize your black and white image. Increase the Contrast for a bold aesthetic. Lighten up an image using the Shadows and Brightness sliders. Use Sharpen to bring a blurry photo into focus. There are endless ways to customize your photos with our image effects.
Tons of free templates, video, and audio assets to start from.
Turn your newly edited image into a stunning flyer, social post, album cover, profile photo, and unlimited other designs. Explore our template library to get started. Then, add other pre-loaded design assets, fonts, icons, or GIFs to personalize your image. There are endless creative opportunities to elevate your designs.