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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.

Reflector Efex

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Simulates traditional photographic reflects to open up shadows and control light in the image.


Filter Settings Panel Description

Method: Select from Gold, Soft Gold, or Silver. Gold and Soft Gold add a warming and slightly warming light to the shadows respectively. Silver adds neutral light into the shadows.
Light Intensity: Controls the amount of light the reflector adds to the image.
Light Falloff: Controls how abruptly the effect trails off.
Postion: Controls where the falloff begins.
Source Direction: Specifies the point at which the reflector effect begins.

Image by Jeff Cable


For more information regarding the Reflector Efex filter, please watch the video below:

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