Tools that can take you further than you ever imagined
With 8 incredible plug-ins, your creativity is unleashed. Find some inspiration in the case studies below.
Smooth skin, eyes full of energy, and a vibe that brings all of the elements together, Nik Collection 5 has everything you need to take a portrait in any direction that takes your fancy.
To get a completely different feel,
The photographer’s original edit of this back-lit cyclist is bright and energetic but it was then given a slightly
The plug-in was then used again to take this candid shot in a completely different direction, producing a more playful and
When you’re this close to the action, you want to convey it exactly as you remember it. After making some small changes in Photoshop®, the photographer used
Adding to the energy, the water gains a touch of extra contrast, conjuring the chaos and noise of the spray as the herd rushes towards us.
Street photography often lends itself well to high contrast black-and-white, especially when the sun is low, creating lots of dramatic shadows and epic highlights.
This street scene now feels like it
After some tidying up in Photoshop, the photographer used Nik Color Efex to convey the feeling of sailing among icebergs lit by the midnight sun off the coast of Greenland.
Using the Tonal Contrast and Brilliance/Warmth filters, the changes are subtle. They capture the warmth and
The third image shows how the
Creating a shallow depth of field can be a great way to remove distractions or direct the viewer’s gaze. In this image,
The final step was to prepare it for printing. The photo was given some
This image didn’t need much but
Capturing the leaping couple during golden hour meant using a relatively high ISO of 2000. Once the edit was complete,
Nik Silver Efex means that grain, deep shadows, and bright highlights can transform a family snapshot into an image that
Polaroid stopped making its much-loved 667 black-and-white stock more than a decade ago but
Among the filters available in Nik HDR Efex is Black and White Realist, enabling this dramatic change with just a single click. The sliders then allow you to tweak the image,
Black and white
The weather brings a lot of the drama to this image and the
An alternative edit was made using a filter in
This blue hour photo in the desert lends itself well to dramatic black and white. The photographer used
A completely different feel was then achieved with
Black and white architectural photography is often a study of geometry and light, and the photographer has used both
To begin, Nik Perspective Efex automatically fixed the lens’s optical distortions thanks to DxO Optics Modules. Then, the major edit: