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LaserSoft Imaging presents “Analog gewinnt” (Analog wins)

April 18th, 2019 · No Comments · analogue photography, Distraction, News, Photography, SilverFast

Photo competition with prizes worth over 5,000 EUR “Analog wins – the best out of 100 years of analog photography”. This is the title of the first photo competition organized by the long-time partner companies of LaserSoft Imaging and Plustek. A special requirement is the following: All submitted photos must have been taken with an […]

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PhotoKlassik Akademie – High-End Scan & Color Management

March 19th, 2019 · No Comments · analogue photography, HowTo, News, Photography, Processing, SilverFast, Tips and Tutorials

One day workshop with Brian Aderer from Hudson Grafik Services, Sat April 13th in Bad Nauheim, Germany. Are you looking for perfect and consistent results in terms of resolution, tonal representation and shadow performance when scanning analog photographies? Have you ever thought of getting your hand on a high-end drum scanner? Here‘s your chance. A […]

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DON’T STOP THE DANCE – Book and Exhibition

February 20th, 2019 · No Comments · analogue photography, News, Photography, Photography Books, SilverFast

Hamburg, Erika Klütz School for Theater Dance, summer of 1960: Without much regard for conventional technology and traditional image perception and with the full joy of experimentation, Michael Fackelmann photographed the dancers in his special visual language. These black-and-white photographies will now be exhibited at the Leica Gallery of Nuremberg. Accompanying the exhibition, Fackelmann publishes […]

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Visit us at Photokina Trade Fair 2018

September 14th, 2018 · No Comments · analogue photography, News, Photography, Photography Business, PrinTao 8, Printing, Scanner, SilverFast

The photokina fair, world leading fair for photo, video and the imaging branch as such takes place in Cologne from 26th to 29th September. Discover trends and innovations in the world of photography from 10am to 6pm (to 9pm on friday). short facts September, 26th – 29th, 2018 daily 10:00 – 18:00 Friday 10:00 – […]

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digit! Advanced SilverFast Targets Review

April 23rd, 2018 · No Comments · analogue photography, News, Photography, Scanner, SilverFast

digit! – (R)Evolution in Scanner Profiling The digit!, a German professional journal for digital images, introduces the new Advanced Scanner Calibration. (Click here to enlarge) In order to obtain predictable and correct colors in an imaging workflow, it is important that all devices involved are profiled. Due to production processes, even devices identical in construction […]

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Google Pixel 2 Camera vs. a $20,000 Hasselblad

January 10th, 2018 · No Comments · Digital Photography, News, Photography, Photography Business, Reviews

At the beginning of this year, the PetaPixel photo blog has published an interesting article stating a very important information on Dynamic Range. What a willing reader can learn from the comparison between the Google Pixel 2 smartphone and the 20.000 Euro Hasselblad camera is how immensely important the Dynamic Range is to achieve good […]

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The sad history of digital cameras trying to imitate film

October 19th, 2017 · No Comments · analogue photography, Digital Photography, Photography

Stop trying to make digital film cameras happen In the recent past, many camera manufacturers have brought devices onto the market, which can be described as a hybrid of analog and digital camera. These cameras often have a retro look and partly also the usability of analog cameras, the technology inside however, is digital. On […]

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Youtube Review (German): The SRDx Photoshop Plug-in for Windows

October 5th, 2017 · No Comments · analogue photography, HowTo, News, Photography, Reviews, Tips and Tutorials, Video

The SRDx plug-in for Windows is available since yesterday. So it is pleasing us a lot that an excellent Youtube channel has already created a tutorial movie for our plug-in. As digital artist, Anita Graf is very familiar with retouching in Photoshop. Working accurately and efficiently is essential in order to turn good images into […]

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SRDx Photoshop Plug-in – Now also available for Windows

September 28th, 2017 · 2 Comments · analogue photography, HowTo, Photography, Processing

When digitizing images with a scanner, dust and scratches from the analog original appear in the digitized image. Removing these defects with the Photoshop correction functionalities is difficult and time consuming. The SRDx – Smart Removal of Defects plug-in thus is the ideal expansion for users who process their images in Photoshop. From now on […]

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NEW: Kodachrome Magazine, Issue I

June 7th, 2017 · No Comments · analogue photography, News, Photography, Photography Books

Kodak launches Kodachrome, A new Magazine for Film and Art Lovers Kodak’s new magazine features articles from the worlds of art and film. The company deliberately opted for print rather than digital format, demonstrating its love for all things analog. Each issue of Kodachrome includes stories about the different fields of art. The first issue […]

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