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Professional Scanning Secrets
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Professional Scanning Secrets
lessons: 22 Course Lessons
duration: 2hr, 20min
published: 2008
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lesson 1: Introduction (free course preview)

Introduction to the lost art of scanning. Why scanning is important.

41 sec
lesson 2: Cleanliness

Cleanliness is next to godliness, and here's why!

2min, 25sec
lesson 3: Scanner Software Setup

How to install and setup your scanner and software to achieve the good scanning and editing controls

3min, 18sec
lesson 4: Image Evaluation

Proper image evaluation leads to the best scan results

5min, 34sec
lesson 5: Scan Software Tour

Know how to release the power of your scanner by learning its software, and what software features to look for when you purchase your scanner

10min, 22sec
lesson 6: Simple HQ Line Art Scans Setup and Scan

How to effectively capture simple high quality line art

11min, 0sec
lesson 7: Vectorize Lineart

Learn how to create high quality scalable and editable vector line art from pixel-based scans

5min, 9sec
lesson 8: Simple LQ Line Art and Vectorize

Capturing and vectorizing of low quality line art

7min, 8sec
lesson 9: Complex Line Art Scan

Scanning complext line art to capture the most detail

5min, 51sec
lesson 10: Complex Line Art Edit

Editing your complex line art to achieve just the look you want

9min, 12sec
lesson 11: Introduction to Calibration

A calibration primer: Why you need and want to do this.

6min, 8sec
lesson 12: Grayscale Calibration

Adjusting your scanner to accurately capture grayscale images

6min, 41sec
lesson 13: GS Tone Correction

How to accurately reproduce the tonal values in your grayscale images using histograms and curves

8min, 27sec
lesson 14: GS Scan Finish

Preping and packaging your grayscale properly: Scaling, Resolution, file formats and naming

5min, 8sec
lesson 15: Sharpening GS Contone Images

Apply the finishing touch to your grayscale image by sharpening them correctly

5min, 54sec
lesson 16: Introduction to Scanning Color Images

The fundamentals of color images, and did you know you NEVER actually capture color images!

4min, 15sec
lesson 17: Introduction to Color Calibration

Why Color callibration is really just grayscale calibration X3

3min, 48sec
lesson 18: Color Calibration

How to linearize and neutralize your Color scanner

4min, 3sec
lesson 19: Color Profiling

Beyond calibration, creating a color profile for your scanner

8min, 19sec
lesson 20: Color Tone Correction

Using histograms and curves to accurately capture Color: Hunting for and capturing neutrals, highlights, midtones, shadows and skin tones while doing Color by numbers.

13min, 41sec
lesson 21: Color Finish Up

Controling scaling, resolution, capture bitdepth, file formats and naming

6min, 33sec
lesson 22: Sharpening Color Images

The challenges and opportunities of sharpening Color images

6min, 36sec
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meet  Taz Tally
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Dr. Taz Tally is President of Taz Tally Seminars, a computer publishing, consulting, and training company. Taz is the author of numerous books including his most recent book Acrobat and PDF Solutions, as well as Electronic Publishing: Avoiding The Output Blues, a textbook on electronic publishing fundamentals and Postscript file preparation, and Avoiding The Scanning Blues, a comprehensive guide to desktop scanning.
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