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Entries from September 28th, 2009

SilverFast 64Bit HDRi raw data format – now available for Epson scanners

September 28th, 2009 · No Comments · HDR, News, Photography, Processing, Scanner, SilverFast

NEW: The SilverFast 64bit HDRi Raw data format is now available for EPSON scanners! LaserSoft Imaging has developed the 64bit HDRi RAW data format and is now providing support for the first EPSON scanner models. The significant advantages at a glance: 64bit RAW data including the infrared channel means highest quality fast archiving even of […]

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SilverFast Quick Tip: Scanning for TV

September 14th, 2009 · No Comments · Digital Photography, HowTo, Processing, Quicktips, SilverFast, Tips and Tutorials, Video

Scanning for a presentation on a TV can be tricky. Image resolution and aspect ratio have to be taken into consideration. SilverFast and especially the Archive Suite can help you.

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The SilverFast HDRi RAW data format with infrared channel

September 9th, 2009 · No Comments · HDR, News, Photography, Processing, Scanner, SilverFast

NEW: The SilverFast HDRi RAW data format with infrared channel The SilverFast HDRi RAW data format uses 64bit HDRi color files (and 32bit grayscale files respectively), that contain all readable image information. This includes the information of the infrared channel, which’s data can be used for image optimization, e.g. for dust and scratch removal. Hence, […]

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SilverFast scanner calibration targets: 10% off

September 8th, 2009 · No Comments · analogue photography, Digital Photography, News, Photography, Processing, Scanner, SilverFast

LaserSoft Imaging is offering their IT8 targets at a 10% reduced rate until september 20th. The patent registered Auto-IT8-Calibration is reliable and easy to use due to the barcode technology integrated into the LaserSoft Imaging calibration targets – This is the reason, why SilverFast was awarded by the EDP as the best color management software […]

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SilverFast is ready for Snow Leopard

September 8th, 2009 · No Comments · analogue photography, Digital Photography, HDR, News, OSX, Scanner, SilverFast

SilverFast is Snow Leopard compatible On August 28th, 2009 Apple has released the new Macintosh operating system OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard). Apple characterizes its latest product as the “world’s most advanced operating system”. It is supposed to be “Better. Faster. Easier.” Just these attributes – especially with a view to the handling of SilverFast […]

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SilverFast Multi-Exposure (Dynamic Range)

September 7th, 2009 · No Comments · analogue photography, Photography, Scanner, SilverFast

IMPROVED: SilverFast Multi-Exposure (Dynamic Range) Using Multi-Exposure the original gets scanned serveral time, but with different exposure times. By taking these single scans into account the software calculates the final HDR-Scan. This technique increases the scanner’s effective dynamic range (contrast spread) considerably, saving details especially in the light and shadow areas of an image. The […]

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The SilverFast Kodachrome Workflow

September 5th, 2009 · No Comments · analogue photography, Photography, Scanner, SilverFast

IMPROVED: The SilverFast Kodachrome Workflow Kodachrome slides are very challenging to scan – but not with SilverFast. The usual bluecast is omitted by using Kodachrome ICC profiles and by calibrating the scanner with a new developed SilverFast Kodachrome IT8 target. Multi-Exposure increases the scanner’s dynamic range to prevent any details from getting lost and the […]

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The SilverFast Archive Suite

September 3rd, 2009 · No Comments · HDR, Photography, Scanner, SilverFast

NEW: The SilverFast Archive Suite The SilverFast Archive Suite was designed for archiving slides and photos in a quick and straightforward way. Available as beginner and professional version, the Archive Suite combines the functionalities of SilverFast scanner software and SilverFast HDR image processing software with an integrated color management system in one package. Multi-Exposure, IT8 […]

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SilverFast iSRD (dust and scratch removal)

September 1st, 2009 · No Comments · Photography, Scanner, SilverFast

IMPROVED: SilverFast iSRD (dust and scratch removal) While scanning a slide, even the smallest scratches and dust particles become aberrations, that can’t be ignored. Some scanners feature an additional infrared channel, which’s data can be used for defect detection and elimination. The SilverFast iSRD dust and scratch removal works fully automatically or can be adjusted […]

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