Your Key to Better Scans, Beautiful Images, and ImprovedEfficiency Whether you're new to scanning or a seasoned pro, 'SilverFast: The Official Guide' gives you the practical knowledge you needto achieve the best possible scans and images using any of the SilverFastproducts: SilverFast Ai, SE, DC, HDR, or PhotoCD. You get a thorough introductionto scanning basics, in-depth instruction in correction techniques, and tips forusing SilverFast's advanced features. Written by a widely acclaimedgraphics expert, with the full support of Lasersoft Imaging, this is 'the'authoritative SilverFast resource. Coverage includes: Understanding resolutionUnderstanding color modes, spaces, and theoryUnderstanding scanner operationSetting up scanner defaultsand workspaceCalibrating your scannerMaking a quick scanSettingadvanced optionsIdentifying problems using the densitometer andhistogramCorrecting images selectively using masksRemoving colorcastsSharpening and descreening imagesScanning line art, slides, andnegativesUsing color management profilesAdjusting existing images inSilverFast HDR, SilverFast DC, and SilverFast PhotoCDUsing batch scanning and Job Manager SilverFast is a cross-platform scanning software and image editor that's bundled with more than 180 scanners from some of the biggest players in the industry. SilverFast is also sold as a stand-alone application. Covering all versions of SilverFast, this official guide progresses from the basics of input (how scanners work, for example), to editing images, to output (colour proofing and working with service bureaus) at a pace that will not bore the experienced or intimidate new users.