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  • view course page for Basics of Using the Nik Collection

    Learn the basics of working with the Nik Collection, a group of image enhancement plugins from Google.

    1h 0m
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  • view course page for Learning Silver Efex Pro 2

    Learn how to produce dramatic black-and-white interpretations of your photos in Silver Efex Pro 2, part of the Nik Collection from Google.

    56m 40s
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  • view course page for Learning Analog Efex Pro

    Learn how to emulate the look of film in your digital photography with Analog Efex Pro.

    1h 5m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Artist in Action: Joseph Linaschke's Large Scale Black-and-White Photographs

    Watch artist Joseph Linaschke explain the creation of his gallery hanging of large black-and-white prints on metal and discuss the many challenges he faced along the way.

    3h 1m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with HDR Efex Pro 2.0

    A complete high dynamic range workflow, from assembly to adjustment to finishing touches.

    1h 21m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Nik Creative Effects Workshop

    Nik Creative Effects Workshop with Joseph Linaschke

    Use the Nik plugins to add complex, unique flavors to your images.

    1h 57m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Getting Started with HDR

    Find out how to capture HDR images and how to organize, assemble, and optimize them after the fact.

    1h 50m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Capture NX 2 Essential Training

    Photographer and teacher Ben Long shows how to use Capture NX2—the Nikon nondestructive photo-editing software—to review, enhance, and print photos.

    5h 39m
    Beginner
     
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