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Entries Tagged as 'color management'

Quicktip: Importance of embedding ICC Profiles into your color files (ICM in windows).

December 10th, 2010 · No Comments · analogue photography, Digital Photography, HowTo, Photography, Quicktips, SilverFast, Tips and Tutorials

SilverFast has a very complete color management system, It allows to manage color options related to your files and how these will be interpreted by the machine and different devices (as explained in this previous post). If you plan to scan your pictures to archive or for post-editing an embedded profile will help the editing […]

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Quicktip: Why and how to IT8 calibrate the scanner (part I)

June 23rd, 2010 · 42 Comments · analogue photography, Digital Photography, HowTo, News, Photography, Quicktips, Scanner, SilverFast, Tips and Tutorials

Although Color Management is a very extent topic, I will briefly mention three good reasons for an IT8 calibration: Color reproduction accuracy Scanner aging. Construction parts age and with it the way these devices “see” things. These changes are reflected in light color inaccuracies which can be corrected by generating new color profiles for the […]

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Quicktip: Color Management System in SilverFast (part 3)

March 30th, 2010 · 2 Comments · analogue photography, Digital Photography, HowTo, News, Quicktips, Scanner, SilverFast, Tips and Tutorials

In this article I will concentrate on the third component of the CMS option in SilverFast Ai and SilverFast Ai Studio. The first section of the CMS options dialogue (Color Management) was explained in part 1 and the second section was explained in part 2 of the same article The CMS options dialogue looks like […]

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Quicktip: Color Management System in SilverFast (part 2)

March 16th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Digital Photography, HowTo, News, Photography, Processing, Quicktips, SilverFast, Tips and Tutorials

In this article I will describe the second component of the CMS option in SilverFast Ai and SilverFast Ai Studio.

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A DVD guide to digital printing and scanning

October 15th, 2009 · No Comments · HowTo, News, Photography Books, Printing, Reviews, Scanner, Tips and Tutorials, Video

In association with EPSON UK photo-i has just released a great tutorial / guide DVD covering all aspects of digital printing and scanning. Photographer Vincent Oliver has written and edited this easy-to-follow introduction to digital imaging. Running almost 3 hours Vincent Oliver shows how to get the best from printer and scanner. Topics featured are: […]

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The Fogra attests the high quality of LaserSoft Imaging’s IT8 targets and SilverFast’s color calibration system

October 7th, 2009 · No Comments · analogue photography, News, Processing, Reviews, Scanner, SilverFast

The Fogra (Fogra Graphic Technology Research Association) is an internationally renowned German association with the objective to promote print engineering and its future-oriented technologies in the fields of research and development, and to enable the printing industry to utilize the results of this activity. Fogra has over 700 members, from which about two thirds are […]

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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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The SilverFast Auto IT8 Calibration

August 10th, 2009 · No Comments · Photography, Scanner, SilverFast

IMPROVED: The SilverFast Auto IT8 Calibration For a true color image rendition of scanned originals it’s important to initially calibrate the scanner. Thereto, LaserSoft Imaging produces quality IT8 calibration targets. By combining automatic frame finding and an integrated barcode technology the SilverFast IT8 calibration is especially easy – 2 mouse clicks will do. A printer […]

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