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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.

Graduated User Defined

Before After

Simulates the use of a traditional glass graduated filter, with the ability to select any color to be blended into one half of your photo.


Filter Settings Panel Description

Color: Specifies the color to be applied to one half of your photo. Use either the eyedropper to select a color from the current image or click on the color patch to access the color picker.
Opacity: Controls the overall strength of the filter.
Blend: Controls the size of the blend between the selected color and the original image details.
Vertical Shift: Controls the placement of the filter's horizon.
Rotation: Controls the angle of the filter's horizon.

Image by Scott Stulberg


For more information regarding the Graduated User Defined filter, please watch the video below:

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