Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 VueScan – Look and Feel

    1. Field of application

    2. Compatibility and license issues

    3. VueScan GUI

    4. Dependencies – Automatic GUI changes

    5. Saving and restoring options

  2. Chapter 2 Initial Setup

    1. Download and setup

    2. Color management in a nutshell

    3. Defining monitor color space

    4. Scanner profiling for positives

    5. Desired vs. actual colors: Scanner profiling

    6. Printer profiling for true color output

  3. Chapter 3 Resolution and Scanning

    1. Talking about resolution: SPI, DPI, PPI, and absolute pixels

    2. SPI: Adjusting sampling quality

    3. DPI: Output size in print

    4. PPI: Output size on screen

    5. Relative output size does not matter: 300 dpi vs. 72 dpi

  4. Chapter 4 File Formats

    1. RGB, grayscale, and infrared

    2. TIFF – Lossless but capacious

    3. JPEG – Compressing images

    4. PDF – Versatile document format

    5. RAW files – Storing internal scanner data

    6. DNG vs. RAW-TIFF

  5. Chapter 5 Scanning Media Types

    1. Transmissive media – Color slide (E6)

    2. Transmissive media – Kodachrome slide (K14)

    3. Transmissive media – Color negative (C41)

    4. Transmissive media – Black-and-white negative

    5. Reflective media – Paper documents

    6. Reflective media – Scanning paper prints

    7. The originals: To dump or not to dump?

  6. Chapter 6 Special Scanning Techniques

    1. Multiscanning

    2. Multi-exposure

    3. Scanner exposure

    4. Descreening

  7. Chapter 7 Scanning Workflows

    1. General workflow suggestions

    2. Clever use of output size reduction

    3. Generic RAW scanning workflow

    4. Paper documents – Scanning text

    5. Newspapers – Scanning text and pictures in black-and-white

    6. Magazines – Scanning text and pictures in full color

    7. Photo prints – Scanning printed images

    8. Color slides – Scanning E6 and K14 transparencies

    9. Color negatives – Scanning C41 negatives

    10. Black-and-white negatives – Classic and chromogenic film

  8. Chapter 8 Reference – Input Tab

    1. Reference – Input tab

  9. Chapter 9 Reference – Crop Tab

    1. Reference – Crop tab

  10. Chapter 10 Reference – Filter Tab

    1. Reference – Filter tab

  11. Chapter 11 Reference – Color Tab

    1. Reference – Color tab

  12. Chapter 12 Reference – Output Tab

    1. Reference – Output tab

    2. Output ‣ TIFF file

    3. Output ‣ JPEG file

    4. Output ‣ PDF file

    5. Output ‣ OCR text file

    6. Output ‣ Index file

    7. Output ‣ Raw file

  13. Chapter 13 Reference – Prefs Tab

    1. Reference – Prefs tab

    2. Prefs ‣ Graph type

  14. Chapter 14 Menus, Buttons, and Shortcuts

    1. File menu

    2. Edit menu

    3. Scanner menu

    4. Profile menu

    5. Image menu

    6. Page menu

    7. Help menu

    8. Troubleshooting