The Complete Guide to Silver Efex Pro

The Photographer’s Guide to Silver Efex Pro 2

ISBN 978-1-4507-7494-9 ©2011 Jason P. Odell
The Photographer's Guide to Silver Efex Pro, by Jason P. Odell, Ph.D.
The Photographer’s Guide to Silver Efex Pro, by Jason P. Odell, Ph.D.

Creating digital black and white images just got easier with Nik Software’s Silver Efex Pro 2. Master this professional imaging software with the comprehensive guide and video tutorials from photographer Jason P. Odell, Ph.D. The Photographer’s Guide to Silver Efex Pro 2 explains everything you need to know about creating fine-art monochrome digital images, including:

  • RAW Pre-Processing
  • Workflow for Aperture, Photoshop, Elements, Lightroom, and Nikon’s Capture NX 2
  • Global Adjustment Tools
  • Selective Adjustments with Control Points
  • Zone System Map
  • Selective colorization with Control Points
  • Film grain
  • Infrared (IR) Film Emulation
  • Solarization Effect
  • Color Toning
  • Borders and special effects
  • Nik Selective Tool
  • Advanced Techniques for Photoshop Users
Download Now (Zip Archive)*


Video Companion: Mastering Monochrome with Silver Efex Pro 2 

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*Special Note: This product 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
  • 199 pages, Adobe PDF format
  • Mac and Windows compatible (Adobe Reader 7 or later)
  • iPad compatible (PDF File must be transferred from a computer via iTunes)
  • Full-color illustrations
  • Bookmarked index and table of contents
  • Live hyperlinks
  • Printable for personal use
  • Supports A4 and US Letter paper sizes for printing
  • Includes custom settings presets for Silver Efex Pro 2.0 that you can install and use
System Requirements
  • Adobe Reader 7.0 or later (Mac or PC)
  • iPad or tablet with PDF reader (PDF file must be transferred to your device from a computer.
  • Video Companion Requires QuickTime Player or compatible video player software

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