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Entries from November 30th, 2009

Interview with Gerhard Wolff of LaserSoft Imaging

November 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Processing, Reviews, Scanner, SilverFast

The Nikonians are a large online community of Nikon users. Jason and Rick, the Nikonians’ “Image Doctors”, regularly podcast every two weeks on topics around imaging and photography since the end of 2005. In podcast number 105 they feature a thirty minutes interview with Gerhard Wolff of LaserSoft Imaging. They are talking about the changes […]

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Quicktip: Displaying the infrared channel in iSRD

November 14th, 2009 · No Comments · analogue photography, Digital Photography, HowTo, News, Processing, Quicktips, SilverFast, Tips and Tutorials

iSRD (or infrared Smart Removal of Defects) is a tool in SilverFast which allows users to remove scratches and dust particles from transparencies (slides or negatives). This process is hardwarebased and uses an infrared lamp (included in some scanners) to create a map of dust particles and scratches on the film. It is possible to […]

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Film-based photography contest

November 13th, 2009 · No Comments · analogue photography, Flickr, News, Photography, Scanner, SilverFast

A little while ago we announced our dedicated SilverFast Flickr-group here on our blog. We just discovered another interesting Flickr-group that is part of a cool photo competition, started and prominently endorsed by the popular german magazin Spiegel Online.  Filmchemie is the Flickr-group for a series of articles on film-based photography and they regularly showcase […]

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SilverFast for EPSON Perfection V600

November 11th, 2009 · No Comments · News, Reviews, Scanner, SilverFast

Brand-New from EPSON: The Perfection V600 Photo Scanner Scanners – and especially film scanners – are devices that are often very expensive or not much good. With its new Perfection V600 Photo EPSON wants to show, that there is another way to go. This low-current flatbed scanner with a tranparency unit in the top cover […]

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Update: HDRi & EPSON scanners

November 10th, 2009 · No Comments · analogue photography, HDR, News, Processing, Scanner, SilverFast

The 64bit HDRi RAW data format developed by LaserSoft Imaging is now available for three further EPSON scanners; newly added are: Perfection 4490, V500 and V600. Thus, the following EPSON scanners of the Perfection series are benefitting from the HDRi format: 4870 Photo 4490 Photo / Office new 4990 Photo V500 Photo / Office new […]

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SilverFast is Windows 7 compatible

November 9th, 2009 · 4 Comments · News, Photography Business, Scanner, SilverFast

On October 22th, 2009 Microsoft released the new Windows 7 operating system. “Simplify your PC. Fast.” Microsoft states on its own website in regard to the latest release, “Easier. Faster. More Efficient.” it is supposed to be. Just these attributes – especially with a view to the handling of SilverFast – are of key importance […]

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