Topaz B&W Effects Half-Price Deal Ends Next Week

Topaz B&W Effects

For those of you on the fence about Topaz’s new B&W Effects plug-in for Photoshop, Lightroom and Aperture, the introductory price on it expires next week.

It’s $29.99 now (with coupon code “bwandbeyond”), but will go up to $59.99 next week on October 3.  You can also still check out the free trial to see if it’s for you.

Full details over at Topaz Labs’ website.  You can also see my initial hands-on report here.

Topaz B&W Effects Plug-in Released, Brief Hands-On Review

Topaz BW Effects

Topaz Labs’ latest plug-in, B&W Effects, is now available for Photoshop, Lightroom, Aperture or Photoshop Elements.

B&W Effects is equipped with a number of presets that provide you with a solid starting point for generating a black and white image.  You can also create a black and white image using only the manual controls – or do something in between by tweaking the preset to your liking. [Read more…]

Topaz Lens Effects

Topaz Labs recently unveiled its new Lens Effects plug-in for Photoshop.  Lens Effects allows you to apply depth of field effects and other effects to your images during post processing.  Lens Effects uses a depth map for fine tuning out of focus areas, which helps make the depth of field look more natural and optical-based. [Read more…]

Topaz DeNoise 5 Announced

Topaz Labs has announced the upgrade of its popular DeNoise plug-in to version 5.  Topaz Labs claims that DeNoise 5 is twice as fast as the prior version.  DeNoise 5 works with Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Aperture, iPhoto and Lightroom.

DeNoise 5 is available on the Topaz Labs website and is a free upgrade for existing DeNoise customers and retails for $79.99.

More details in the press release below. [Read more…]

Topaz Labs DeNoise 4 Adds IntelliNoise Technology

Topaz Labs DeNoise 4 Sample Image

Topaz Labs have released DeNoise 4 with IntelliNoise technology, which is a new proprietary noise reduction method developed to reduce noise and maintain maximum detail.  DeNoise 4 is a plug-in that works with Photoshop, Aperture and Lightroom.

DeNoise 4 is available direct from Topaz Labs for $79.99.  A free trial is also available.

More details in the press release below. [Read more…]