They are giving away Perfect Effects 8 and here's what I did with it

Discussion in 'The Watering Hole' started by Jock Elliott, May 6, 2014.

  1. Jock Elliott

    Jock Elliott All-Pro

    Jan 3, 2012
    Troy, NY
    DP review has a link to a giveaway of Perfect Effects 8. So I downloaded it and played with it.

    Here is the original photo (which is cross posted under Spring's a-poppin), which I took because of the contrast of the red flowers with the branches of the bush


    Here it is after increasing contrast and saturation with DXO 9


    and here it is after boosting color, contrast, and a bit of faux HDR treatment with Perfect Effects 8


    I have to say the Perfect Effects version is closer to what I saw in the magic of my mind.

    Cheers, Jock
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  2. BillN

    BillN Hall of Famer

    Aug 25, 2010
    S W France
    just trying it Jock - thanks for posting
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