Sunday, March 21, 2010

Topaz Adjust just rocked my world!

Recently around the web I've been hearing a lot about Topaz Adjust, a Photoshop plug-in that creates awesome effects. I decided to look into purchasing it today and found that I could get a free 30 day trial, so of course I downloaded it.

IT IS AMAZING!

Here are some before and afters of some of my shots. I'd like to know what you think.

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I love the high detail, contrasty, artistic look. When my 30 day trail is up I will definitely be purchasing this software!  Luckily it isn't too expensive, only $49.99.  I don't know how I ever lived without it and I've only been using it for a couple of hours!

5 comments:

Jennifer Janssen said...

Wow, what a difference. This is fantastic. It seems to really help with making browns/oranges pop. Is that it's purpose (topaz)?

Angela said...

I hadn't even thought of the brown/orange thing with the name Topaz but it really does seem to bring out those colors. It also depends on the settings I use too. You can increase or decrease saturation and there are certain presets that bring out the brown tones more. I'm glad you like it! I'm enthralled. I want to go out today and shoot just so I can process more :)

Mrs.Crab said...

OHHHHHhhhh.. Momma Like!!! Is it a photoshop plugin only or can you use it out of lightroom?

Angela said...

It's a Photoshop plugin & I think it works with PS Elements too. Sadly I haven't seen anything that says it wirks with Lightroom.

Les said...

That's pretty cool! I really like how it made the textures on the side of the building in the Venice picture come out.