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SRDx – New Dust and Scratch Removal

February 3rd, 2016 · No Comments · HowTo, News, Scanner, SilverFast

SRDx – New Dust and Scratch Removal – Specially suited for Epson scanners that do not have an infrared channel A manual correction or retouching of dust, scratches and other image defects is an extremely time-consuming task. In the professional field, it sometimes can take 1-2 night shifts to optimize a single image. When it […]

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SilverFast Training at Computer Advantage

October 30th, 2015 · No Comments · HowTo, News, Scanner, SilverFast, Tips and Tutorials

Saving Your Precious Memories Scanning and Archiving Your Old Film and Photos – Simply Explained, Demystified & Demonstrated Boris Bischof and Darren Vena from LaserSoft Imaging, will demonstrate the principles of scanning and image reproduction using todays scanners from leading manufacturers such as Epson, Canon and others. Learn how to create beautiful images using SilverFast […]

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SilverFast 8 SC2G® Selective Color to Gray

October 23rd, 2015 · No Comments · HowTo, News, Quicktips, SilverFast, Tips and Tutorials

SilverFast 8 – Rediscover Black and White Images! Effortlessly create brilliant Grayscale Images. Our SC2G Movie tells you how.   Using the tool SC2G (Selective Color to Gray), which is included in every SilverFast 8 scanner and HDR software, you can directly control the conversion of primary and secondary colors into shades of gray. A […]

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Moderskeppet.se – 3,5 Hours of Swedish SilverFast 8 Video Course

February 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · HowTo, News, SilverFast, Tips and Tutorials, Video

Moderskeppet.se – 3,5 Hours of Swedish Video Course Scanning different Image Material using SilverFast 8 Great news for all Swedish and Scandinavian SilverFast users. Moderskeppet.se has just released a very comprehensive online scanning tutorial. Photo and image processing expert Gustaf Hellsing has prepared a 3,5 hour video course introducing all the basics and revealing many […]

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SilverFast 8 – Movie & Docu Installer

August 7th, 2013 · No Comments · HowTo, News, SilverFast, Tips and Tutorials

SilverFast 8 Movies For almost every SilverFast 8 tool, there is a short movie clip available that explains how the tool can be used. You can view the movies here on our website or launch them directly from SilverFast 8 or, if you download and execute our Movie Installer before. Many movies are directly linked […]

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SilverFast 8 – Focus Control

May 29th, 2013 · No Comments · HowTo, News, Scanner, SilverFast

Focus Control for crisp and sharp images Some high-quality scanners, like the Epson Expression 1640XL, 10000XL and 11000XL, facilitate to adjust the optic’s focus. This means the possibility to offset the focus up to several millimeters above or below the regular focus level. Using SilverFast 8, the scanners mentioned above and some others feature an […]

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Released: SilverFast 8 book by Mark Segal

May 25th, 2012 · 2 Comments · HowTo, News, Photography Books, SilverFast, Tips and Tutorials

Mark D. Segal, nearing six decades of photographic experience and a contributor to the Luminous-Landscape website especially on scanning and the use of SilverFast, has written a comprehensive book on scanning with SilverFast 8, which LaserSoft Imaging is pleased to host on the SilverFast website. As a principal external beta tester of SilverFast 8 from […]

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SilverFast 8 Video Tutorial by Taz Tally

April 5th, 2012 · 3 Comments · HowTo, News, SilverFast, Tips and Tutorials, Video

Taz Tally, author of the official SilverFast 6 book, has created a comprehensive video tutorial for the new scanner software SilverFast 8. The video tutorial with a total running time of over 5 hours is divided into many chapters that highlight different aspects of SilverFast 8 in detail. For a first look, some videos are […]

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Find frames on a flatbed scanner and SilverFast 8

February 2nd, 2012 · 4 Comments · analogue photography, HowTo, News, Processing, Quicktips, SilverFast, Tips and Tutorials

SilverFast has a very helpful tool to help you find pictures loaded onto your flatbed scanner and frame them. For this example I wil use 35 mm slides. First simply select the kind of material to be scanned. Then make a prescan to have an overview with all pictures in the scanner.   Under the […]

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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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