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The Nik Collection is free and compatible with Mac OS X 10.7 through 10.10; Windows Vista, 7, 8; and Adobe Photoshop through CC 2015. We have no plans to update the Collection or add new features over time.

Classical Soft Focus

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This filter simulates traditional soft focus filters and diffusion techniques.


Filter Settings Panel Description

Method: Provides three different options each for soft focus and diffusion effects.
Diffused Detail: Controls the amount of random detail added to the soft focus effect. This can help maintain the appearance of detail and prevent banding.
Strength: Controls the amount of softening adding to your photo.
Brightness: Controls the overall lightness of your photo.

Image by Munoz Photography


For more information regarding the Classical Soft Focus filter, please watch the video below:

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