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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.

Bokeh

Before After

Apply the Bokeh filter to creatively control the focus of the image. Use the on-image placement control to adjust the size and shape of the blurred area or to move the focus off center, if desired.

Filter Settings Panel Description

Blur Mode: Choose between an elliptical or tilt-shift blur.
Blur Strength: Controls the amount of blur that is applied to your photo.
Boost Highlights: Increases the strength of the highlights within the blurred area.
Aperture Shape: Click the arrows to choose between several shapes that apply to the blurred highlights.
Aperture Rotation: Adjusts the angle at which the aperture shape is set.
Aperture Variation: Slide to the left for a concave aperture shape, or slide to the right for a convex shape.

 

To see the Bokeh filter in action, see below:

Analog Efex Pro 2--Inside your Camera Kit: The Bokeh Tool

Image by Matthew Brucker

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