|[February 20, 2013]
Topaz Labs Releases Major Upgrade to Their Black and White Photoshop Plug-in
DALLAS --(Business Wire)--
Topaz Labs announces the release of Topaz B&W Effects 2, a major
upgrade to their popular black and white image enhancement software.
Topaz B&W Effects 2 introduces a re-imagined user interface, enhanced
preset preview options, advanced grain and color filter simulation, a
quick tools menu for efficient adjustments and much more.
Specifically designed to help photographers master the art of
black and white photography, B&W Effects 2 offers intuitive and
versatile conversion tools for high-quality black and whites. Some of
the tools included are adaptive exposure for HDR (News - Alert) effects, a five-in-one
edge-aware selective brush, an advanced grain engine, quad toning and
over 200 presets for quick 1-click workflows. With these
unique features, black and white processing is easy and fun for new
users, while sophisticated and powerful enough for advanced pros.
"For B&W Effects 2, our goal was to create a cleaner, more modern
interface that enhanced the user experience visually as well as through
workflow efficiency," said Jawad Malik, head developer for the B&W
Effects 2 upgrade. "By uniting the new look and previewing options with
the technological advancements in the grain and color engines, we were
able to create an exciting product upgrade for both photography
enthusiasts and professionals alike."
Topaz B&W Effects 2 is a plug-in that works with Topaz photoFXlab,
Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Aperture, iPhoto, Lightroom and PaintShop
Pro. It is compatible with Windows XP or later (32-bit and 64-bit) and
Intel (News - Alert)-based Macs running OS X 10.6 or later (64-bit only).
Photographers looking for a fun, professional and affordable way
to create high-impact black and white images are invited to try out the
new Topaz B&W Effects 2 plug-in for free using a 30-day free trial.
There is also a special 30% discount, available until February 28, 2013,
for B&W Effects 2 and the Topaz Photoshop Bundle. Current Topaz users
can also use the discount towards any bundle upgrade. Topaz B&W Effects
retails for $59.99 and is a part of the Topaz Photoshop Bundle, which
offers photographers a complete collection of correction and enhancement
tools for all of their post processing needs. The bundle retails at
$299.99. For more information about Topaz B&W Effects, visit the
homepage at http://www.topazlabs.com/bweffects.
Topaz Labs LLC, a privately owned company in Dallas, Texas, is an
innovative provider of advanced image enhancement technology. With
today's widespread use of digital cameras, the need for high-quality
digital images has greatly increased. Topaz Labs' mission is to bring
practical state-of-the-art image enhancement technology to both
photography professionals and consumers.
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