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Entries Tagged as 'HDR'

Auto-Sharpening function USM for SilverFast HDR and DC is now aligned to the scanner

December 25th, 2009 · No Comments · HDR, News, Processing, Scanner, SilverFast

The human perception is aligned to the recognition of edges and lines. So the sharpness impression of photos can be increased by contrast rise of small brightness changes. Conventional sharpening functions often increase the detail contrast of the complete image in general and therefore strengthen also any image interference of the original, details get lost. […]

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The automatic Hot-Folder system for effective image processing

December 23rd, 2009 · No Comments · HDR, News, Processing, Scanner, SilverFast

Image processing is easier and quicker then it ever was before! With the new SilverFast Hot-Folder feature, which is available as an add-on to the SilverFast HDR Studio and DCPro Studio versions, automatic adjustments to the entire series of images is easy. The Hot-Folder principle The images to be processed are stored in different input folders, […]

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Review: Scanning with SilverFast

December 20th, 2009 · No Comments · HDR, HowTo, Photoshop, Processing, Reviews, Scanner, SilverFast, Tips and Tutorials

Photographer Mark Segal is an expert in scanning technique and has recently written a tutorial entitled: Scanning – The Old World Joins the New Mark explores calibration, scanning with the EPSON V750 Pro and techniques for an integrated workflow between SilverFast and Adobe’s Lightroom. The tutorial is available as a free downloadable .pdf file, which […]

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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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LinoType-Hell scanners now Mac OS X 10.6 compatible

October 16th, 2009 · No Comments · HDR, News, OSX, Photography Business, Processing, Scanner, SilverFast

SilverFast support for high-end LinoType-Hell / Heidelberg scanners under Snow Leopard We do always aim to enable our customers to use their well established devices with current computers under actual operating systems. Snow Leopard & Vista Any SilverFast edition for a high-end Heidelberg scanner is available for Macintosh OS X 10.6 and Windows Vista with […]

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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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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 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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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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Multi-Sampling eliminates image noise reliably

July 24th, 2009 · 1 Comment · analogue photography, HDR, HowTo, News, Photography, Processing, Scanner, SilverFast, Tips and Tutorials

In response to many customers’ requests LaserSoft Imaging has decided to provide every SilverFast SE Plus and SilverFast Ai version with the Multi-Sampling feature from today. Image noise does occur quite often during the scanning process, especially in the darker areas of images. The CCD sensors are taking a very small amount of light here. […]

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