ON-LINE: Introduction to the NIK Collection Plugins
Introduction to the NIK Collection Plugins
The NIK Collection by DXO is a powerful set of plugins for Lightroom and Photoshop
that can help you make incredible images. The NIK collection has been used by photographers
for over 15 years and is the most popular and widely used set of plugins for
making your images even more amazing!
The NIK Collection contains to following plugins:
• Analog Efex Pro — Applies film-era camera, lens, and film simulation to digital
• Color Efex Pro — Package of filters that comes with many effects
• Dfine — Noise reduction
• HDR Efex Pro — Specialized program for processing HDR pictures
• Sharpener Pro — Image sharpening
• Silver Efex Pro — Black & White conversion
• Viveza — Color control with advanced functions to change contrast and saturation
Each plugin will be demonstrated using Photoshop smart filters. Each example image
in the class will then be made available to each participant in PSD format so you can
see how the filters were used and experiment for yourself.
What you will learn:
• The reasons when you would want/need to use various plugins.
• How to use U-point control technology in each plugin.
• How to navigate the interface of each plugin.
• Using presets and recipes to quickly enhance your images.
• And much, much more…
This 2-hour class will be conducted on the ZOOM video conferencing platform. The
class will be recorded so you can download it afterwards and watch the class again.
Prerequisites: Current subscription to the Adobe Photographer’s Plan, Basic knowledge
of Lightroom and/or Photoshop, MAC or Windows PC.
Login instructions will be sent via email to each participant prior to the lesson. The recorded
class will be made available for download for each participant after the class.