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The Fogra attests the high quality of LaserSoft Imaging’s IT8 targets and SilverFast’s color calibration system

October 7th, 2009 · No Comments · analogue photography, News, Processing, Reviews, Scanner, SilverFast

The Fogra (Fogra Graphic Technology Research Association) is an internationally renowned German association with the objective to promote print engineering and its future-oriented technologies in the fields of research and development, and to enable the printing industry to utilize the results of this activity. Fogra has over 700 members, from which about two thirds are […]

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SilverFast 64Bit HDRi raw data format – now available for Epson scanners

September 28th, 2009 · No Comments · HDR, News, Photography, Processing, Scanner, SilverFast

NEW: The SilverFast 64bit HDRi Raw data format is now available for EPSON scanners! LaserSoft Imaging has developed the 64bit HDRi RAW data format and is now providing support for the first EPSON scanner models. The significant advantages at a glance: 64bit RAW data including the infrared channel means highest quality fast archiving even of […]

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The SilverFast HDRi RAW data format with infrared channel

September 9th, 2009 · No Comments · HDR, News, Photography, Processing, Scanner, SilverFast

NEW: The SilverFast HDRi RAW data format with infrared channel The SilverFast HDRi RAW data format uses 64bit HDRi color files (and 32bit grayscale files respectively), that contain all readable image information. This includes the information of the infrared channel, which’s data can be used for image optimization, e.g. for dust and scratch removal. Hence, […]

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The SilverFast Archive Suite

September 3rd, 2009 · No Comments · HDR, Photography, Scanner, SilverFast

NEW: The SilverFast Archive Suite The SilverFast Archive Suite was designed for archiving slides and photos in a quick and straightforward way. Available as beginner and professional version, the Archive Suite combines the functionalities of SilverFast scanner software and SilverFast HDR image processing software with an integrated color management system in one package. Multi-Exposure, IT8 […]

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The SilverFast Auto IT8 Calibration

August 10th, 2009 · No Comments · Photography, Scanner, SilverFast

IMPROVED: The SilverFast Auto IT8 Calibration For a true color image rendition of scanned originals it’s important to initially calibrate the scanner. Thereto, LaserSoft Imaging produces quality IT8 calibration targets. By combining automatic frame finding and an integrated barcode technology the SilverFast IT8 calibration is especially easy – 2 mouse clicks will do. A printer […]

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Multi-Sampling eliminates image noise reliably

July 24th, 2009 · 1 Comment · analogue photography, HDR, HowTo, News, Photography, Processing, Scanner, SilverFast, Tips and Tutorials

In response to many customers’ requests LaserSoft Imaging has decided to provide every SilverFast SE Plus and SilverFast Ai version with the Multi-Sampling feature from today. Image noise does occur quite often during the scanning process, especially in the darker areas of images. The CCD sensors are taking a very small amount of light here. […]

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Japanese tech geek builds 130 megapixel scanner camera

July 16th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Digital Photography, Distraction, Flickr, HowTo, Photography, Scanner, SilverFast, Uncategorized, Video

It’s not something that you would take on your next Photo safari but if you are into gadgets and alike you will love this one. A japanese camera buff build himself a 130 megapixel camera from an older 1200 dpi Epson flatbed scanner and a manual Canon lens. The images are huge:  13,068 x 10,173 pixels. (The […]

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LaserSoft Imaging supports “Herbar Digital” research project

July 13th, 2009 · No Comments · HDR, Photography Business, Scanner, SilverFast, Uncategorized

Herbar Digital is a research project at the Fachhochschule Hannover (FHH), Germany taking place from 2006 to 2011 for rationalising the virtualization of botanical document material and their usage by process optimization and automation. LaserSoft Imaging supports the project by handling the technology management and by providing SilverFast  scanner and image processing software. As example specimens, the […]

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SilverFast Quick Tip: negative Autoframe-Inset

November 21st, 2008 · No Comments · News, Processing, Quicktips, Scanner, SilverFast, Tips and Tutorials

With the introduction of the Automatic Frame Detection multiple reflective or transparent images can now be selected, scanned and optimized automatically with a single mouse-click. This comes in especially handy when scanning away a analogue archive of slides or reflective originals.

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