Converting a colored photo to black and white can be done through various methods and tools, depending on your preference and the software you have available. One simple option is to use an online tool, such as Black and White Image Online, which allows you to upload an image and click a Convert to Black and White button to change the image's colors. Alternatively, if you have access to Adobe Photoshop, you can select the Window option and then Adjustments to open the Adjustments panel. From there, you can click the Black & White icon to apply a default grayscale conversion to your image. Another option is to use the Gradient Map feature in Adobe Photoshop, which allows you to create a black and white gradient map and apply it to your image to remove the colors.
If you're using Microsoft Photos, you can right-click on an image and select Edit with Photos to open the image in the Photos app. Once you're in the Edit mode, you can navigate to Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Gradient Map to remove the colors from the image. Similarly, Canva's B&W Image Filter can be used to bring a classic look to your pictures by removing the colors and preserving the image quality. ResizePixel also provides a free online service that converts images to black and white in a few simple steps. Simply upload an image and click the Convert to Black and White button to remove the colors and make the main focus of the image clearer to the viewer's eyes. Finally, if you're using Adobe Express, you can upload your own images or choose from thousands of free Adobe Stock photos to start editing. From there, you can click on your photo and tap on Filter effects to select the Grayscale option and watch your image transform to black and white.