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Nik Silver EFX


CathyT e2
8 7.3k 18 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2011 10:42AM
Its arrived.....time for a play.

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CathyT e2
8 7.3k 18 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2011 3:20PM
I'm having problems...it won't accept the product key....any ideas???
28 Jan 2011 3:22PM
Are you sure you're not mis-typing "O" for "0" or "I" for "1" or vice-versa?

Some of these keys can be a bugger to read properly.
CathyT e2
8 7.3k 18 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2011 3:35PM
Yeahhhhh it worked.
Coleslaw e2
9 13.4k 28 Wales
28 Jan 2011 5:21PM
Have fun!
Geraint 8 715 34 Wales
28 Jan 2011 7:53PM
Cathy, try the T-Max Pro preset for nice contrasty b&w for portraits.
CathyT e2
8 7.3k 18 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2011 7:56PM
Looks good.....I need to take some more pics......I'll ask the dog to say cheese....
Geraint 8 715 34 Wales
28 Jan 2011 8:10PM
The grain controls can be very useful in dealing with noise in some photos too - instead of using noise control, adding a little bit of soft grain can be more effective. The burn edges tool is good as well.
CathyT e2
8 7.3k 18 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2011 8:24PM
I tried the burn edge thingy and vignetting on my V2 ...I think I prefer that one.
Kris_Dutson 12 8.2k 1 England
28 Jan 2011 8:25PM
I await the results with baited breath, especially as you couldn't even get your head round the product key. Tongue

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CathyT e2
8 7.3k 18 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2011 8:38PM
Bugger off you...it was all those 0,O,1,I,L......I couldn't find my glasses.
Kris_Dutson 12 8.2k 1 England
28 Jan 2011 8:41PM
Hmmm ok, I thought it might have been the shock of finding thet grey p...

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CathyT e2
8 7.3k 18 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2011 8:48PM
You could be right.......Tongue
ade_mcfade e2
10 14.8k 216 England
28 Jan 2011 8:57PM
silver efx is ace

rarely have to do anything in Photoshop if you're using it

just be careful with the structure slider - you get halos if you go mad with it

not really done much with the grain, so I'll give that a go - nice one Geraint Smile
Geraint 8 715 34 Wales
28 Jan 2011 9:01PM
Hey Ade - yes I remember you gave me the tip on the structure slider a while back. It's a shame as it's a great tool - the halos become quite apparent once you push the slider too far. Maybe it'll be sorted out in V2 (fingers crossed).

The grain can really accentuate the atmosphere in either high contrast or softly-lit portraits. Less is more though!

EDIT: Yesterday's upload ( "Harry" ) had a little bit of soft grain added.

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