Good News: DxO Released a New Version of The Nik Collection, and It Works! Bad News: No New Features, and They’re Charging For It.
Jun08

Good News: DxO Released a New Version of The Nik Collection, and It Works! Bad News: No New Features, and They’re Charging For It.

The good news: The Nik Collection is finally back, and it works. The bad news: There are no new features, and they’re charging $49 bucks for it.

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Part 2: Nik Color Efex Pro 4 to MacPhun Luminar Decoder
Jun16

Part 2: Nik Color Efex Pro 4 to MacPhun Luminar Decoder

Back on Monday I did a post about which filters you’d use in MacPhun’s Luminar to get the looks we used to get in Nik ColorEfex Pro 4 (my go-to effects plug-in for years, until it started slowly dying on my, and many other folks, version of Photoshop and Lightroom, and Google just announced they are not going to release any fixes. Basically, it’s dead). Anyway, I’ve got a bunch more filters to add to my decoder...

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Nik Color Efex Pro 4 to MacPhun Luminar ‘Decoder Chart’
Jun12

Nik Color Efex Pro 4 to MacPhun Luminar ‘Decoder Chart’

Happy Monday everybody! With the Nik Collection already dying for some users out there (here’s the link to my article) and Google publicly announcing that they are no longer supporting the Collection or updating it, I mentioned that I was recording a new online class for KelbyOne on MacPhun’s new Luminar plug-in for Lightroom and Photoshop. It’s available for Mac now, but they have announced that a Windows PC version...

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Nik Collection: The Bell Tolls For Thee…
Jun05

Nik Collection: The Bell Tolls For Thee…

Google put an official fork in it. The Nik Collection is now officially a goner.

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First Look at Portrait Retouching Plug-in for Lightroom: Perfectly Clear Complete 3
Mar29

First Look at Portrait Retouching Plug-in for Lightroom: Perfectly Clear Complete 3

Here’s my quick first look at a pretty amazing plug-in for portrait retouching. Lots of new stuff in this update.

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LR/Instagram Plug-in — Going Direct from Lightroom to Instagram
Jan27

LR/Instagram Plug-in — Going Direct from Lightroom to Instagram

Hi Gang, and Happy Friday. Here’s a quick look at a plug-in for Lightroom that lets you post directly from Lightroom straight up to Instagram. Cameron Lundstedt  (one of my readers) turned me on to this plug-in after reading my post last week about “Grids” — a great desktop app that lets you post from your desktop straight to Instagram, and I really liked it (and still use it daily). Anyway, this one is plug-in...

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