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Old 12-06-2013, 09:06 PM   #1
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anyone using the Nik Collection with their photoshop

so those that have it or had tried it, is it worth the price?

http://www.google.com/nikcollection/

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Old 12-07-2013, 09:33 AM   #2
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Yes Nik is my favorite collection and I use pretty much all of the programs. Silver Efex 2 is the best B&W converter in the business. I highly recommend their suite.
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Old 12-07-2013, 09:44 AM   #3
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Old 12-08-2013, 11:40 AM   #4
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It is probably ONE of the most used Suites in my workflow, its fantastic! I am a big fan of HDR Efex as well as Silver Efex and the sharpening tools.

I also use Totally Rad RadLab and onOne Photo Suite 8 as well. All great tools, mostly depending on what type of photography.

For my portraiture work, I live by Totally Rad Pro Retouch 2.0.
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so I downloaded the trial version, and it seems really well polished. wish I had more time to really explore the features.
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Old 12-14-2013, 04:45 PM   #6
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It's definitely worth the torrent. lol.

I use HDR Efex Pro 2 and Silver Efex, and I've played with the others like Viveza, they're all top of the line.
I definitely prefer HDR Efex over Photomatix Pro for HDR's, and Silver Efex is great for emulating film and B&W conversion/manipulation in general.

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I have it but rarely ever use it. I may just go one week where I just use color *** and another week where I only use silver ***.
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