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Entries Tagged as 'scanning'

Quicktip: Scanning Old, faded color slides

March 1st, 2011 · No Comments · analogue photography, HowTo, News, Quicktips, Scanner, Tips and Tutorials

Film emulsions are in constant change, even after they have been developed and fixed. Humidity, temperature, light, etc keep changing film and pictures start to fade or change. These changes plus scratches and dust particles deteriorate the image and film emulsion. SilverFast was conceived with this type of images and users in mind. With assistance of fully automatic or […]

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Quicktip: HiRePP (High Resolution Picture Performance) is sweet!

December 20th, 2010 · No Comments · analogue photography, Digital Photography, HowTo, News, Processing, Quicktips, Scanner, SilverFast, Tips and Tutorials

One of the mostly overlooked features in SilverFast is HiRePP which stands for High Resolution Picture Performance. It lets users open huge files in almost no time, even gigabytes picture files can be opened by SilverFast HDR or HDR Studio within seconds for editing.

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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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Scanning Principles – Online Training Course

October 18th, 2009 · No Comments · HowTo, Photoshop, Quicktips, Scanner, SilverFast, Tips and Tutorials, Video

This very nice and useful scanning guide can be found on lynda.com. Editor of this course is Taz Tally, who is also the author of the official SilverFast Guide book. This online course is two things – an introduction to general scanning principles and a SilverFast tutorial. Starting with explaining the requirements and setup Tally […]

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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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