Nik Silver Efex Pro 2 Creates Stunning Black-and-White Images

By // February 1, 2011 // Posted in Software

Nik Software (San Diego, CA, is marketing Silver Efex Pro 2, a major upgrade to its award-winning Silver Efex Pro software. Designed to make color to black-and-white conversions easier than ever, the improved application offers more control over detail, contrast and tonality. Among its new features are tools such as Dynamic Brightness, Amplify Blacks, Amplify Whites, Soft Contrast, Fine Structure, Image Borders, and selective colorization. There’s even a new History Browser. Silver Efex Pro 2 is the first Nik Software product to take full advantage of the latest NVIDIA graphics processing units (GPUs). List price: $199.95. A free trial download is available at

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Jacqueline Tobin

Jacqueline Tobin

Jacqueline Tobin is the Editor-in-Chief of Rangefinder magazine and the author of Wedding Photography Unveiled: Inspiration and Insight From 20 Top Photographers (Amphoto Books, 2009); and The Luminous Portrait (Amphoto Books, 2012). The second-generation native New Yorker cherishes her Sunday mornings hunkered down with The New York Times, fresh bagels and a great cup of coffee.

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