Understand How to Create Recipes in Color Efex Pro


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Creating recipes in Color Efex Pro

Color Efex Pro 4 is a collection of a large number of filters that can be combined together into something called recipes. When you first open the filter you will notice there are a set of pre set recipes that are included. Let's take a look at some of these. The first one here called Black Gold as you can see is a combination of total contrast, detail extractor, reflector effects, levels and curves, and colorize. Each one of these, as you go through, you'll see is a combination of a variety of different filters. Some have just a few of them, and some have quite a lot. But of course, the real power is not in using the built in recipes, but in creating your own.

So let's have a look at how that's done. To start, clear out any existing filters by simply tapping on the x next to each one to remove it from the list. Until you end up with one empty filter. As you can see we're now looking at the original image with no effect applied. Then go to the filter li...

Creating recipes in Color Efex Pro
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Creating recipes in Color Efex Pro provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke as part of the Nik Creative Effects Workshop

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