Master the Nik Collection
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Master the Nik Collection

Enhance your Photos with the Best Set of Photoshop Plugins Around!
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4.6 (135 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
753 students enrolled
Created by Simon Foster
Last updated 7/2019
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This course includes
  • 6.5 hours on-demand video
  • 56 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Use the Nik Collection to enhance their photos
  • Effectively use noise reduction and sharpening to enhance their photos
  • Be able to confidently create a variety of special effects for their photos
  • Effectively convert color photos to black and white
Requirements
  • A working version or demo of the Nik Collection
  • An image editor like Photoshop, Lightroom, Affinity Photo or Photoshop Elements that can host the Nik Collection
Description

The Nik Collection has for a long time been an industry leading suite of plugins that you can use to create just about any kind of photographic effect you can imagine. With the power to create vivid special effects, vintage photos, painterly HDR images, and the industry standard Black and White image conversion software, the Nik Collection gives you enough power to come up with fantastic effects for a lifetime.

Let me help you tap into that power. I'll take you through all the plug ins the Nik Collection has to offer. I'll show you the workflow, the methods and the gotchas. I'll give you explanations, tips - and enough exercises to nail down that new found knowledge.

Every image you see will be available for you to download and work with. Every one of the 7 plug ins has practice activities. After you've learned the plug ins, I'll take you through workflows of different images so you see the different plugins and how the work with each other. Enroll now, and let me show you how to unleash your creativity using the incredible power of the Nik Collection!

Who this course is for:
  • People who want to use the Nik Collection to enhance their images
  • People who want to use the industry standard tool for converting color photos to Black and White
  • People who want to experiment with High Dynamic Range photography
  • People who want to create a variety of special looks for their photos
Course content
Expand all 39 lectures 06:26:00
+ Start Right Here!
7 lectures 01:08:18
A Basic Workflow, Part 2
14:10
Your Turn! Part 1
05:26
Your Turn! Part 2
08:00
A Quick Look at the Interface
10:25
+ The Nik Collection Modules
26 lectures 04:17:22
Using Dfine: Preparation
05:47
Using Dfine: The Basics
06:35
Using Dfine: Control Points
13:57
Your Turn! Practice with Dfine
08:42
Use the RAW Presharpener
15:06
Your Turn! Practice with the RAW Presharpener
07:41
Analog Efex: Part 1
06:51
Analog Efex: Part 2, the Tools
10:10
Analog Efex: Part 3, More Tools
13:51
Your Turn! Practice with Analog Efex
04:09
Using Viveza: The Workflow
15:37
Your Turn! Practice with Viveza
08:38
Using Viveza: Levels and Curves
10:26
Using Color Efex: Part 1
07:20
Using Color Efex: Part 2
15:16
Your Turn! Practice with Color Efex
08:22
Using Silver Efex: The Presets
07:52
Using Silver Efex: The Sliders
19:25
Your Turn! Practice with Silver Efex
12:27
Using HDR Efex: Part 1
10:41
Using HDR Efex: Part 2, Why do HDR Photos Sometimes Look Like Paintings?
04:33
Using HDR Efex: Part 3, Tweak the Sliders
13:05
Your Turn! Practice with HDR Efex
07:31
Using Sharpener Pro: Output Sharpener, Part 1
06:51
Using Sharpener Pro: Output Sharpener, Part 2
10:06
Your Turn! Practice with Sharpener Pro: Output Sharpener
06:23
+ The Nik Collection in Action!
6 lectures 01:00:20
Malebrow Man, Part 1
10:40
Malebrow Man, Part 2, Into Viveza
08:42
Malebrow Man, Part 3, Into Color Efex
09:14
The Waterfall: Part 1, Reduce Noise and RAW Presharpen
08:52
The Waterfall: Part 2, Into Viveza
09:17
The Waterfall: Part 2, Into Color Efex and Output Sharpen
13:35