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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 · 6 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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Kodak Professional Ektar 100

July 9th, 2010 · 11 Comments · analogue photography, HowTo, News, Processing, SilverFast

The finest, smoothest grain of color negative film in the world – now ideal for scanning! With SilverFast NegaFix® you can easily and successfully scan and convert negative films into color-true positives. Starting with the SilverFast version 6.6.2r2 * we have added the current EKTAR 100, an advanced color film with extraordinary features, to the […]

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Special upgrade offer now also for Plustek Opticfilm 7200 and 7200i

May 18th, 2010 · No Comments · News, Processing, Scanner, SilverFast

Upgrade from SilverFast SE to SilverFast Ai with IT8 color calibration including a free target. Version 6.6 incl. 35mm target for 139,- * (to our online shop) Further details about this special upgrade offer you could obtain here … * Note: Please take advantage of this offer only valid until June 15th, 2010.

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NEW: Plustek OpticLab H850

May 17th, 2010 · No Comments · News, Processing, Scanner, SilverFast

A scanner for histology samples. Medical and botanical histology samples have never been digitized as easy and fast as with Plustek’s new OpticLab H850 before. Using SilverFast with this scanner for the lab work is especially easy and time saving. If interested, please visit our produt page for the Plustek OpticLab H850 …

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Special upgrade offer now also for some Canon, Microtek and Plustek scanners

May 7th, 2010 · No Comments · News, Processing, Scanner, SilverFast

Upgrade from SilverFast SE to SilverFast Ai with IT8 color calibration including a free target set. Version 6.6 incl. target set for 119,- * (to our online shop) The offer is availabe for Canon CanoScan 8400F, 8600F, 8800F and 9950F (further details …) as well as for Plustek OpticPro ST48, ST64 and Microtek ScanMaker i700, […]

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Special upgrade offer for Epson Perfection Photo scanners 3200, 4870, 4990 and V700

May 3rd, 2010 · 2 Comments · News, Processing, Scanner, SilverFast

Upgrade from SilverFast SE to SilverFast Ai with IT8 color calibration including a free target set. The offer is only available for the Epson Photo scanners 3200, 4870, 4990 and V700. (The following days we will expand this offer to further scanner models.) In order to achieve the best-possible workflow quality for your digital image […]

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Quicktip: Color Management System in SilverFast (part 2)

March 16th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Digital Photography, HowTo, News, Photography, Processing, Quicktips, SilverFast, Tips and Tutorials

In this article I will describe the second component of the CMS option in SilverFast Ai and SilverFast Ai Studio.

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