Nik Plugins, why do you need them?

Continuing our latest Nik Software blog feature, we answer a question we often get asked; why do you need Nik plugins?

Generally speaking, we get asked this by people wanting to start editing their images, but relatively new to the idea or the process and how to actually do it.

Often, people know they need to use a programme like Adobe Photoshop or Lightroom, but either don’t have the knowledge or confidence to use them. This is where the Nik plugins come in.

The Nik range synchronises effortlessly into Photoshop, Lightroom or Aperture, meaning something that would take a long time to achieve in Photoshop can be done within minutes using Nik Software. So, rather than spending your time working out how to do things, you can just get on with the fun bit; making your images look amazing.

Black and White effects, image sharpening, HDR layering to name a few are all achievable quickly and easily through Nik Software.

So why do you need them? If you want to edit digital photography with confidence and produce supreme quality post-capture images and effects, but don’t want to have to spend hours mastering Photoshop – get on Nik Software.

View the range here.

In other news:

Until 31st March 2012, you can get an X-Rite i1iSis automated chart reader with free i1Publish software – saving you £767.

The ultimate colour management tool for pre-press and print; i1iSis is an easy to use test chart reader, enabling you to evaluate your charts and create ICC profiles in a matter of minutes.  This is an ideal solution for the likes of pre-press, high-speed digital printing, high-end proofing, photo labs, studios, large format printing and fine art printing.

This is definitely a device for the professionals though – visit our page here for more information.

We’ve mentioned Focus on Imaging 2012 a lot (have you noticed?) recently – and now there’s even more reasons to come and see us…

We mentioned exclusively back in January that you’d soon be able to claim a £5 Color Confidence voucher to be used at this year’s show. The good news is, you can get it now! Visit our Focus page here, fill-in the form and make sure to bring it with you.

And, let us know what you’re looking forward to at Focus 2012 by tweeting us using the hashtag #CCatFocus