Chapter 11. Plug In to Photoshop CS5

Although you can completely edit your images using Photoshop CS5, you can generally adjust your images more quickly and easily and often with better results using third-party plug-ins. Plug-ins exist for nearly every project and for every user level.

You can improve your images with the most professional results using Nik Software's filters. You can sharpen and reduce noise with better results using Nik Software's Sharpener Pro 3 and Dfine 2. Nik Software's Color Efex Pro 3, Viveza 2, and Silver Efex Pro help you adjust the colors and tones in your photos more precisely and visually than using Photoshop's tools alone. AKVIS creates plug-ins and stand-alone applications for all types of image editing, from enlarging ...

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