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SilverFast Archive Suite 8

September 11th, 2012 · 1 Comment · HDR, News, Processing, SilverFast

Let the most precious moments of your life and your memories live on forever and start now to safely archive your images, photographs, slides and negatives digitally. Creating a digital archive and optimizing it subsequently has never been so easy and has never been so quickly done! LaserSoft Imaging, a world-wide leading developer of scanner […]

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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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The world-wide last Kodachrome Targets

November 22nd, 2011 · No Comments · News, Photography Business, Processing

LaserSoft Imaging offers the world’s last Kodachrome targets for scanner calibration. Kodachrome was a popular slide film produced by Kodak between 1935 and 2009. It was the first commercially successful three-color film with natural color reproduction. Kodachrome film features great sharpness, fine grain and vibrant colors. In addition, it is extremely well preserved in archives.Kodachrome […]

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SilverFast HDR Studio 8 Public Software Pre-Release Update

November 2nd, 2011 · No Comments · HDR, News, OSX, Processing, SilverFast

Development of the Pre-Release version of SilverFast HDR Studio 8 continues. We appreciate all your cooperation and received feedback. Update to version 8.0.1r2 brings:  A time extension of the Pre-Release version. The first 30 days trial period is coming to an end on November the 2nd. This new version extends your trial period for another […]

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SilverFast 8 available now

August 18th, 2011 · 7 Comments · News, OSX, Photography Business, Processing, SilverFast

LaserSoft Imaging (LSI) has embedded their 25 years of experience into the new version of scanner software SilverFast. Coupling innovative ideas with the utilization of current software technology, LSI has now released the best scanning software: SilverFast 8.  There are many reasons to obtain the new SilverFast 8 – a software which makes it easy […]

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SilverFast seminar at Vistek, Toronto

April 4th, 2011 · No Comments · News, Photography Business, Processing, SilverFast

Mr. Boris Bischof, representative of LaserSoft Imaging, North America, holds an informative and free SilverFast Seminar at Vistek, Toronto on April 08 at 2:00 PM. He will show the complete SilverFast Archive Suite workflow from start to finish, explaining SilverFast’s most important features and SilverFast’s color management system. This seminar is well suited for both […]

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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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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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Quicktip: Why and how to IT8 calibrate the scanner (part II)

July 14th, 2010 · 2 Comments · analogue photography, Digital Photography, HowTo, Photography, Processing, Quicktips, Scanner, SilverFast, Tips and Tutorials

On part I of the article, I mentioned a couple of reasons why IT8 calibration is important for the digitizing process. The manual calibration using SilverFast and third party IT8 targets was also explained. Now the easiest part Automatic IT8 calibration using LaserSoft Imaging IT8 calibration targets and its patented technology. This process is very […]

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