Professional Scanning Secrets, with Taz Tally

Scanning techniques and Tips for high quality scans

Scanning techniques and Tips for high quality scans

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Course Lessons:

Lesson 1: Introduction (Duration 00:41)

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

Lesson 2: Cleanliness (Duration 02:25)

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

Lesson 3: Scanner Software Setup (Duration 03:18)

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

Lesson 4: Image Evaluation (Duration 05:34)

Proper image evaluation leads to the best scan results

Lesson 5: Scan Software Tour (Duration 10:22)

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

Lesson 6: Simple HQ Line Art Scans Setup and Scan (Duration 11:00)

How to effectively capture simple high quality line art

Lesson 7: Vectorize Lineart (Duration 05:09)

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

Lesson 8: Simple LQ Line Art and Vectorize (Duration 07:08)

Capturing and vectorizing of low quality line art

Lesson 9: Complex Line Art Scan (Duration 05:51)

Scanning complext line art to capture the most detail

Lesson 10: Complex Line Art Edit (Duration 09:12)

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

Lesson 11: Introduction to Calibration (Duration 06:08)

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

Lesson 12: Grayscale Calibration (Duration 06:41)

Adjusting your scanner to accurately capture grayscale images

Lesson 13: GS Tone Correction (Duration 08:27)

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

Lesson 14: GS Scan Finish (Duration 05:08)

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

Lesson 15: Sharpening GS Contone Images (Duration 05:54)

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

Lesson 16: Introduction to Scanning Color Images (Duration 04:15)

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

Lesson 17: Introduction to Color Calibration (Duration 03:48)

Why Color callibration is really just grayscale calibration X3

Lesson 18: Color Calibration (Duration 04:03)

How to linearize and neutralize your Color scanner

Lesson 19: Color Profiling (Duration 08:19)

Beyond calibration, creating a color profile for your scanner

Lesson 20: Color Tone Correction (Duration 13:41)

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

Lesson 21: Color Finish Up (Duration 06:33)

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

Lesson 22: Sharpening Color Images (Duration 06:36)

The challenges and opportunities of sharpening Color images

Meet Your Instructor: Taz Tally

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…

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