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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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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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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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Quicktip: Using customized frame settings as a standard in SilverFast Ai and Ai Studio

December 15th, 2010 · 10 Comments · analogue photography, Digital Photography, HowTo, News, Photography, Quicktips, Scanner, SilverFast, Tips and Tutorials

I believe many of you SilverFast users might wonder: How can I change standard frame settings in SilverFast? SilverFast Ai and Ai Studio offer the option to save frame settings and use it as a standard for all subsequent scans.

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Quicktip: Importance of embedding ICC Profiles into your color files (ICM in windows).

December 10th, 2010 · No Comments · analogue photography, Digital Photography, HowTo, Photography, Quicktips, SilverFast, Tips and Tutorials

SilverFast has a very complete color management system, It allows to manage color options related to your files and how these will be interpreted by the machine and different devices (as explained in this previous post). If you plan to scan your pictures to archive or for post-editing an embedded profile will help the 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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