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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.

Dark Contrasts

Before After

Utilizes a new and unique technique to exaggerate details and textures throughout your photo while creating a dark, moody end result.


Filter Settings Panel Description

Detail Extractor: Controls the extent to which details are accentuated from the image. Increasing this slider will exaggerate details while brightening shadows and toning down highlights, resulting in a more balanced distribution of tonality throughout your photo.
Brightness: Controls the overall lightness of your photo.
Contrast: Controls the overall contrast of your photo.
Saturation: Controls the vibrancy of colors throughout your photo.

Image by Benny Migliorino


For more information regarding the Dark Contrasts filter, please watch the video below:

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