The Complete Guide to Color Efex Pro 4 (Nik Collection)

The Photographer’s Guide to Color Efex Pro 4

The Photographer's Guide to Color Efex Pro 4 ©2012 Jason P. Odell
The Photographer’s Guide to Color Efex Pro 4 ©2012 Jason P. Odell

ISBN 978-1-4675-3168-9

With over 50 effects filters, Color Efex Pro 4 (Nik Collection by DXO)  is an incredibly diverse tool for enhancing digital images. It can also be quite overwhelming to the uninitiated. This is the comprehensive manual to Color Efex Pro 4 that will significanly lower your learning curve and dramatically improve your images. The Photographer’s Guide to Color Efex Pro 4 explains in clear, concise language everything you need to know about enhancing your images with Nik Software’s Color Efex Pro 4.

  • Explanations of all 55 Color Efex Pro 4 filters and their controls
  • Each filter is described in plain language with accompanying examples so you know what it does and how to use it.
  • Learn to make selective adjustments using Control Points
  • Full Color Illustrations and Screenshots
  • Custom settings for Portraits, Landscapes, Nature, & More
  • You’ll be walked through step by-step instructions on how to create complex effects by combining multiple filters into Recipes.
  • 29 Custom Presets that you can use with Color Efex Pro 4

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PDF eBook with custom presets for Color Efex Pro 4

Video Companion: Cooking with Color Efex Pro 

(QuickTime Video format) see details here

*Special Note: These products contains multiple files and is delivered as a ZIP archive.  To download the files to an iPad, you will need  a free ZIP utility, such as iZip for iOS. Android users should consider using WinZip. Otherwise, download and extract the files to a Mac or PC and then transfer them to your tablet device.

Tech Specs
  • 234 wide-format pages (8.26 x11″), Adobe PDF document
  • Mac and Windows compatible (Adobe Reader 7 or later)
  • iPad compatible (PDF File must be downloaded to a Mac or PC first)
  • Full-color illustrations
  • Bookmarked index and table of contents
  • Live hyperlinks (requires Internet connection)
  • User-Printable
  • Supports A4 and US Letter paper sizes for printing
  • Includes custom settings presets for Color Efex Pro 4 that you can install and use

System Requirements

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