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Old Pickups , Topaz vers NIK Collection

 
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Jun 17, 2013 23:23 |  #1

These two images are both done in Cs5.5 but one is done with Topaz HDR Plugins and the other is done with NIKs, Collection Plugins . How do you think they compare and which is better ?




  
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Jun 18, 2013 02:50 |  #2

TOPAZ by far.




  
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Jun 18, 2013 09:56 as a reply to  @ thomatis's post |  #3

Nik, by far - just with less contrast.

Look at the detail in the windows Nik saved vs. topaz's crappy job of blowing them out. Nik is far superior to Topaz.


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Jun 18, 2013 09:57 |  #4

The Nik is more processed, whether either of them is good is still pretty subjective.




  
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Jun 18, 2013 10:37 |  #5

I just downloaded the NIK trial last night and this was the first image to run through it . Didn't have much time and actually i didn't really do any adjusting , i just used one of the presets that NIK had in the HDR Efex Pro 2 , then Dfine 2 and last Sharpener Pro 3 but really didn't do much of any adjusting . I got the 15-day trial , wasn't even sure the program would save without some kind of markings but i find none so far . I'll work more this week with it and see how it does . Topaz really does a good job , just keeping temptations down to overcook . Thanks for the comments everyone !




  
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Jun 23, 2013 11:57 |  #6

I prefer the Topaz version.




  
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Jun 30, 2013 06:00 |  #7

i have both but prefer nik


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Jun 30, 2013 08:19 |  #8

I like the boldness of the nik but prefer topaz. The windows to me are kind of weird in the nik. I don't care for the yellow, even if that's what color of light was coming through at the time.


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Aug 21, 2013 03:21 |  #9

topaz


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