With his casual tone and insightful knowledge, John Batdorff takes readers through all the plug-ins that Nik offers, including those for the mega-popular Viveza, Color Efex Pro, Silver Efex, and HDR Pro, as well as those for noise reduction and sharpening.
This beautifully illustrated guide provides easy to follow instructions on processing your landscapes, portraits, or streetscapes from start to finish. John includes the benefits of each plug-in, how to use them, and how to incorporate them in your creative workflow. He also covers his favorite presets in action including the black and white filter, detail extractor, and classic soft focus from Color Efex Pro; how to create your own presets in Silver Efex Pro; and his top ten tips and tricks in Viveza.
The Nik Complete Collection includes all of the latest plug-ins for Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, and Aperture—Dfine 2.0, Viveza 2, HDR Efex Pro, Color Efex Pro 4 Complete Edition, Silver Efex Pro 2, and Sharpener Pro 3.0. These products feature Nik Software’s incredibly powerful, easy to use U-Point technology for precise, natural enhancements and corrections without complicated selections or masks.