The range of monochromatic shades from white to black in an image. A grayscale image contains no color - only shades of gray, or tones (256 of them) - and is more commonly known as a black and white (B&W) image. Note that a color image also contains grayscale information.Photo Tips
(1) A camera setting used to capture digital black and white images. (2) An image s mode may be changed from, say, RGB mode to Grayscale mode, in an image-editing program such as Adobe Photoshop by discarding the image s color information.
A black and white image.
A term used to describe an image that contains multiple shades of gray, as well as black and white. Often used in imaging programs as a synonym for black-and-white.