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Plug In with Nik: A Photographer’s Guide to Creating Dynamic Images with Nik Software by John Batdorff

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Chapter 3. Color Efex Pro 4

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Sunset City, Chicago, IL, 2011Canon 5D Mark II 16mm 71 @ f/16 ISO 125

The very first plugin I ever owned was Color Efex Pro (CEP), and to this day it’s probably my second favorite, right behind Silver Efex Pro. The reason for my love affair with CEP is due in large part to its amazing library of unique filters and presets. CEP is the kitchen sink of plugins that allows me to focus on being creative without getting bogged down in all the technical ins and outs of how an effect is created.

In this chapter you’ll explore how to use CEP to meet your creative goals while maintaining best practices for a great experience. ...

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