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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.

Cross Balance

Before After

Simulates the look of shooting either tungsten-balanced film in daylight or daylight-balanced film under tungsten lights. Use this filter to create the cool blue or warm orange effect to stylize your photos.


Filter Settings Panel Description

Method: Select one of the three options available for either a Daylight to Tungsten effect or a Tungsten to Daylight effect. Each option provides a stronger effect than the previous option.
Strength: Controls the degree to which the filter is applied to your photo.

Image by Kevin Young


For more information regarding the Cross Balance filter, please watch the video below:

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