Selective Adjustment Using U Point Control Points

One example of a third-party selective correction tool is the Viveza Photoshop plug-in manufactured by Nik Software [75]. This program is based on the U Point technology used by Nikon in its Capture NX RAW editor, and by Nik in its own Color Efex, Silver Efex, and Nik Sharpener Pro tools. The program’s name is the Spanish word for “liveliness”. Viveza is available for Windows and Mac. It is compatible with Photoshop CS2 and higher, as well as with Photoshop Elements 4 and higher.

A U Point in its compact and expanded versions

Figure 7-96. A U Point in its compact and expanded versions

The modus operandi of the Control Points software is much more ...

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