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Entries from August 26th, 2010

Meet Vikmans & SilverFast at PC EXPO in India

August 26th, 2010 · No Comments · News

Vikmans is the official SilverFast distributor in India. Visit Vikmans & SilverFast at the PC Expo, South India’s biggest ICT trade fair, and become acquainted with the latest scanners and imaging technologies. 3rd to 6th September 2010 PC EXPO – booth no. 15 KTPO (Karnataka Trade Promotion Organisation) ITPL (Air Conditioned) Whitefield Bangalore, India

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“Scanner for Connoisseurs” – the new CanoScan 9000F with SilverFast SE

August 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · News, Scanner, SilverFast

“Scanner for Connoisseurs” headlines the FotoHits, a German photography magazine in their latest issue 9/2010. Regarding its features the 9000F can keep up with the competitors, thus, its price is a real challenge in the view of the FotoHits’ editorial staff. The new Canon scanner is ideal for many applications, an all-round device for almost […]

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My digital Secret Weapon – SilverFast HDR

August 20th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Digital Photography, HDR, Processing, SilverFast, Tips and Tutorials

As a photographer and editor for Shutterbug Magazine David Brooks works with SilverFast for many years. He appreciates SilverFast software for scanning, but also for image postprocessing of scanned images and especially of his digital camera shots. In this article he illustrates the differences between SilverFast HDR and conventional image editing software.

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Quicktip: Expanding the dynamic range of your pictures with HDR scan mode and Multi-Exposure (Part II Multi-Exposure)

August 14th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Digital Photography, HowTo, News, Processing, Quicktips, Scanner, SilverFast, Tips and Tutorials

In the first part of the article I mentioned the advantages of this procedure and briefly introduced concepts about the bit depth of image files. Also explained the creation of raw files from SilverFast, the different types as well as their differences. Now it’s time to explain Multi-Exposure (not standard in all SilverFast versions).

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The world’s last roll of Kodachrome

August 5th, 2010 · No Comments · analogue photography, News, SilverFast

Who else should shoot the very last of Kodak’s iconic 36-exposure Kodachrome rolls if not photographer Steve McCurry ? His world-famous portrait of the afghan girl that appeared on the June 1985 cover of National Geographic magazine was a Kodachrome. Trailed by a TV crew Steve recently took a trip around the world to find […]

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Review – The new Plustek OpticFilm 7600i with SilverFast

August 4th, 2010 · No Comments · News, Reviews, Scanner, SilverFast

For harmonizing the OpticFilm 7600i with SilverFast the companies of Plustek and LaserSoft Imaging have worked together closely when developing the scanner. This allows the 7600i to obtain best results, which are normally only achievable by devices of clearly higher-priced market segments. Professional photographer Mark Segal has put the OpticFilm 7600i through its paces in […]

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Antfarm in a scanner, timelapsed

August 3rd, 2010 · No Comments · Distraction, Humour, News, Scanner, Video

Although very unusual this video is a timelapse of an antfarm “installed” in a scanner and filmed each week over half a decade. Lots of stuff happening in there and the ideas and the footage are really interesting. See yourself: ANTS in my scanner > a five years time-lapse! from françois vautier on Vimeo.

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