How do I set a Photoshop image to just pure black and white, no grayscale?


i'd been googling for answers for this, all guides point me to make it grayscale, but actually it is still not enough, it still allows non-black(gray gradient). What I want is

Suppose I ended up having this image: a perfectly round circle done via ellipse tool and stroke path

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Then I want to make sure if a pixel is not white then make it black. So what I want should be like this:

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I ended up learning the use of sharpen but it still not works, it just make the gray more black PLUS it adds more feather so even sharpen fails me to accomplish this.

Hope somebody can help and guide me how to do this. Thanks~

6/25/2015 2:22:00 PM

You want the Threshold function. It lets you set a cutoff value, where all pixels lighter than that value become white, and all others become black.

The Threshold function can be found at Image>Adjustments>Threshold.

6/26/2015 11:56:00 PM