Want better black and white conversions faster?

I'm Gavin. Silver 4 gives creative black and white faster and and better. I created Silver because I wanted native system that was better than plugins. I wanted the best black and white presets for professional photographers. Years of refinement brings you Silver 4. Ready to unlock unlocks the beauty of rich black and white edits instantly?

BUY - Silver 4 $89

100% Guaranteed + Free Updates...

My 31-day Iron Guarantee has you covered. Buy and try without worry.

Let me tell you upfront. My product return rate is less than 1%. But I've been teaching photography for 20 years and I know a lot of tools get you to buy, then don't perform.

So I stand behind every product 100% Buy anything and try it for 7 days. If after that you're dissatisfied, send me an email within 31 days of purchase. Let me know the problem and I’ll fix it, exchange it, or refund your money. Whatever you decide.

Free Product Updates: 
I'm always improving my products. Dot updates are always free. When a totally new full version arrives, you always get a 50% off upgrade price. When you buy my packs, your tools get better for free!

TRY - The Silver 4 Sampler!

Start FREE with a mini pack of great black and white presets for LR and C1 and see what the hype is all about.

SAVE 55% with my - Preset DARKROOM - bundle!

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Silver4: A lot of our users start here. Fast rich BW conversions in from bold and contrast to the delicious new filmic looks in V4. Use Silver for editing single images or groups with fast tone-rich results.

Bella 2: My portrait and color mix collection is a go-to pack for those who want rich color in portraits and on the streets. These classy formulas go to the next level, inspired by film but limited only your imagination.

Filmist: The crown jewel of my film looks. Filmist has everything from classic colors films to black and white emulsions meant to look like their film counterparts. Plus it includes grain, noise and detail tools that will bring your final result to life.

 Save with this bundle of my popular edit packs. Includes both LR and C1 versions.

Each of my tool packs works by itself, or as a system for those who want to take command of every level of their edit, without plugins, with you in control! BUILD your own bundle and save 15% on any 2 or more packs when you enter cart code: BUNDLE


"Your monochrome set is the best out there"



Just downloaded... the presets are spectacular... thank you!

Sidney Clark


I LOVE SILVER 4... I feel that your C1 styles give me a really professional look. The hardest part of using them is deciding which "film" to use.

Elissa Dellosso

Monochromatix absolutely rocks! Hardly used Nik Silver Efex since I got them!


Love this new version...

Love this new version----it is subtly different!!!! Genius!!

Bill Polkinhorn

These presets are amazing. All of Gavin's work and products are superb.

Sam Mike

Gavin, your black and white presets are amazing! I just edited a few hundred images using them and I love the rich, bold balance it gives to my images. With your presets my images are now taken to a new level that is bound to get the attention of new clients!

Michael Anderson

I am very pleased so far...

Bought it today and gave it a try for a couple of hours - have to say I am very pleased so far. Great starting point.

Gert Sørensen

definitely the best money I've spent

I just downloaded Silver Shadows and it is definitely the best money I've spent on presets in a very, very long time! Thank you!

Lisa Cahill Bolinger

Best 50 bucks I have spent in a while...

For the critics here, have you ever tried these presets, if you have not then maybe you should before you comment! Best 50 bucks I have spent in a while, but maybe I'm a dummy.

Ian Kydd

very satisfied...

Use Filmist and Silver right now and am very satisfied.

Edwin de Groot

Gavin, SS 2 is fantastic.

Paul Donihue


Just bought the pack. Simply amazing. I just bought a Leica M10M and using your tools it really comes to life.

Luis Uriza

Silver Shadows is awesome

Silver Shadows is awesome. I use them more than Nik Silver Efex now.

John Francis - Owner

Seim put a lot of thought into these presets

It's clear Seim put a lot of thought into these presets.

Professional Photographer Magazine - Publisher

Again Seim Effects delivers! - Well done Gav - Fab set.

Gary Mailer

excellent and will save a great deal of time.

Many thanks for the presets, they are excellent and will save a great deal of time. I've used several others but most need so much tinkering I might as well start from scratch

Ian Thompson - Owner

"I am in LOVE with the ease and versatility of this set, Gavin! Thanks so much for the LR4 version."

Troy D Davidson

These presets have become an integral part of my B&W workflow.

Jay Taylor

You will quickly find great B&W edits...

These are the first actions I ever purchased for LR I used them today several times and I must say I am really impressed. I have NIK and a few other B&W programs for PS but these are really well made and if you follow the training video you will quickly find great B&W edits to start with saving lots of time then you just tweak them to your taste and style.

Paul Seymour

Belladonna on black and white photos

Just wanted to let you know that you might want to think about recommending Belladonna on black and white photos. ... I use it regularly, even more on black and whites than color! Great work! Thank you!

David Hartman

Love the color fantasies as much as the Silver Shadows 2.0. Thanks Gavin Seim for great presets

Gokhan Cukurova

Silver Shadows 2 goes toe-to-toe with Nik’s Silver Efex Pro and emerges unscathed. The ability to work completely within Lightroom with the tools you already are familiar with is worth adding to every workflow.

Jim Haverstock - Owner

Ready to condense hours of editing choices into seconds?

Once you use the formulas and refinement that have gone into creating  Silver 4. It becomes your go-to tool. Native tools work in your software without extra plugins or mods. Silver 4 is a collection of native tools. Formulated using every develop tool hiding inside Lightroom, Camera RAW, and Capture. They make complex, easy.

A good editing system makes you more creative because you spend less time in the editing void.  IN my journey to create the best black and white presets, I learned that good formula are everything. Silver 4 leverages that to create powerful formulas that are better than plugins.

There are a lot of styles and tools for black and white now. So I get why people are skeptical of their value. But there's nothing like Silver 4. They're guaranteed because they work. Create better black and white naturally and get better results in less time.

- Presets for LR Classic, Mobile and LR6 Legacy -
- Complete Capture One Styles pack -

- Legendary Seim support -

Start creating better Black & White with Silver 4 right now!
Silver 4 - for LR6-CC > LR Web/Mobile > PS Camera RAW > Capture 1 || Mac or Windows

  • Works for Lightroom and Photoshop and Capture One. 
  • 80+ Non Destructive B&W formulas work instantly on original files!
  • Rebuilt and deep tested with all new presets that work on any photo!
  • One Clicks: From dramatic black and white presets to darkroom like atmosphere.
  • Filmic Silver: A new collection darkroom inspired concept films, included.
  • Power Curves: Tested and refined tone mixes, inspired by Zones. Smooth, perfect.
  • Color tints: Making silver hues better of the latest LR and C1 colors tools.
  • Fast mods: Quickly add grain, tone mixes for subtle refinements.
  • 4.5 brings amazingly fast detail, noise and grain tools that feel like film.

Silver 4 presets give you rich B&W that feels like the darkroom.

My mentor taught me before he died that tone is the most misunderstood element in photography. Like me, you probably love black and white because it returns us to our roots and to the light. Silver 4 is about helping you unfold that light. Built to let you make YOUR look faster.

Silver 4 presets for black and white allow you to bring light to your monochrome photos. Black and white makes us more intimate with light. So I created Silver 4 presets to use every native tools, slider and trick that I've discovered from over a decade of testing.

ONE click formulas: One clicks make the perfect Black and White without leaving Lightroom. These Silver 4  auto and fast conversions get you where you need to go quickly for workflow and batch. Then use mods to mix it up.

Filmic Silver: In our Filmist collection we emulated classic films. In Silver 4 we dared to do more with a huge new category of darkroom inspired concept films that should have existed and will take you back to the darkroom.

Easy Mods: Those  adjustments can really make your image explode. Make infinite combinations FAST with a revised MOD tools that allow you to tweak ONLY the elements you want like tone, tinting or grain.

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What makes Seim products different?

I'm Gavin Seim and I started studying photography in 1997.

As digital arrived, I went all in. I got to study with masters like Ken Whitmire. In 2009 I founded the Pro Photo Show podcast. I started promoting tone-focused editing, then I started developing presets, Styles, Photoshop Actions and photo courses to make our photography better.

20+ years in the trenches earned me a Masters (M.Photog) from PPA. I've been featured, won a few awards and now I live in Mexico exploring the magical light of the South while creating new tools and searching for shadows.

Everything here is lovingly crafted by a photographer, not a marketing agency! You're rightly skeptical on online photography things. That's why all sales are NOT FINAL here. I guarantee every one of my tools and workshops 100% with my 31 day IRON Guarantee!

If you have questions I'm here to help... Gavin Seim

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