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Fachhochschule Hannover
Also known as the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Hannover, Germany it was institutionalized in 1971 and with around 7,000 students, is the second largest university in Hannover.
Europe's leading weekly news magazine DER SPIEGEL is already existing since 1947. The SPIEGEL editorial staff is using SilverFast for operating their high-end drum scanners from Heidelberg.
Swiss National Bank
The Swiss National Bank is the central bank of Switzerland. The bank is responsible for Swiss monetary policy and for issuing Swiss franc banknotes. In 2007 the national bank celebrated its 100th year of existence.
Fraunhofer Gesellschaft
The research organization was founded in 1949 with the purpose to distribute grants and donations for research of direct relevance to industry. As it stands today, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is an indisputably vital element in Germany's industrial and scientific landscape.
Located in Berlin the Bundesdruckerei develops systems solutions and services for secure identification and is responsible for Germany's complete passport and identity card system. The SilverFast OfficeScanner is allowed for the DIGANT® (digital application) system.
The National Theater of Korea
The National Theater was founded in 1973 and is residing at the Namsan river. It is home of the National Orchestra, the National Dance Company and the National Drama Company. Many of Korea's most important cultural events are taking place here.
West Coast Imaging
West Coast Imaging is a specialty lab that caters to the needs of fine art photographers. The company, conceived in 1998, offers services in producing fine quality prints for display in galleries and museums.
J. Paul Getty Museum
Mainly located in Los Angeles, California, the J. Paul Getty Museum is one of the most visited museums in the United States (with an estimated 1.3 million visitors annually). It was established in 1954 by Jean Paul Getty (1892-1975), whose precious collection of art and antiquities formed the basis of the museum.
Museum of Modern Arts
Founded in 1929 as an educational institution, The Museum of Modern Art in New York City, USA has been singularly important in developing and collecting modernist art. It is often identified as the most influential museum of modern art in the world.
The University of the Arts
The University of the Arts in Philadelphia is one of the oldest universities dedicated to the arts in the USA. For supporting the studies of more than 2400 students LaserSoft Imaging has provided a large SilverFast software package.
Mesilla Digital Imaging Workshops
LaserSoft Imaging supports the wide range of Mesilla Digital Imaging Workshops in New Mexico, USA in the fields of photography and digital imaging by the provision of SilverFast.
Biozentrum, University of Basel
Founded in 1971, the Biozentrum is the largest department of the University of Basel. As an interdisciplinary institute the Biozentrum contributes to the molecular and biomedical fundamental research with remarkable, international success.
University of Lapland
The University of Lapland is located in the city of Rovaniemi, Finland. It was founded in 1979, is a member of the network University of the Arctic and is the nothernmost university of the European Union.
Museum Berlin Karlshorst
The German-Russian Museum in Berlin Karlshorst is a museum dedicated to the German-Soviet and German-Russian relations. The largest part of the permanent exhibition is on the German-Soviet War 1941-1945.
Sony Music
Sony Music is one of the biggest record companies in the world and has a global market share of about 25 percent. This major label is one of the Big Four in the global record industry.
TU Ilmenau Service GmbH (TUIS)
The TU Ilmenau Service GmbH is a German research and service provider for companies and public authorities with the aim of creating a technology network around the Technical University of Ilmenau.
TU Wien
The TU Vienna was founded almost 200 years ago. It is one of the most successful technical universities in Europe and it is Austria's largest natural scientific research institution.
ETH Zürich – DARCH
The architecture department of ETH Zurich with around 1.000 students is the largest architecture school in Switzerland. Its teaching and research approach, which has approved in long tradition, shows itself in the structure of free design studios that are in close cooperation with the institutes.
USC – Udruga Sokolarski centar
The Croatian Falconry Centre Association USC as the authority of the Ministry of Environmental Protection is officially responsible for the protected birds of prey in Croatia. Since 2012, an Epson Expression 10000XL with SilverFast software is used to digitize the existing feather archive.
University of Gothenburg
One of the largest departments at the University of Gothenburg with about 300 employees is the Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology. Their educational activities are of highest quality and cover the wide atomic and molecular scientific field. SilverFast is used to scan a large amount of virtually identical objects. It helps to reduce noise and to obtain good research results.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is the largest art museum in the United States. It houses one of the most important art historical collections in the world. More than three million works are exhibited on more than 130.000 square meters. To digitize important artworks the Metropolitan Museum of Art relies on SilverFast 8.
Flowers Gallery
Angela Flowers first established her gallery in London's west end in 1970. Flowers relocated In the 1980s to a laundry/fur storage facility in Hackney, becoming one of the first to open in East London. Flowers currently has two London based galleries and one in New York representing both established and emerging artists. Flowers uses SilverFast to digitize slide archives to the best possible standard.
Bondgate Gallery
The Bondgate Gallery is a fine art gallery in the Durham area of North East England, which has been open since 2008. The gallery resident artist Eric Thompson currently runs three art classes. Bondgate offers its service to over 80 artists. Thompson uses SilverFast to scan every finished painting and he is really pleased with the brilliant colors and time-saving workflow.
National Portrait Gallery
Founded in 1856, the National Portrait Gallery, London, promotes the appreciation and understanding of British history and culture. The Gallery holds the most extensive collection of portraits in the world, with over 1000 portraits. Using SilverFast allows the Gallery to obtain high-quality images from glass plate and film negatives, in color and black and white.

Reference Manufacturers
Founded in 1937, Canon's headquarters are located in Tokyo, Japan. The global company specializes in the manufacture of imaging and optical products, such as high-quality scanners for use with home computers. For some devices SilverFast is included to delivery.
Epson is a Japanese technology company founded in 1942 and today is one of the world's largest manufacturers of computer printers, information and imaging related equipment. Epson is positive about SilverFast and adds it to many scanners.
Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG
The Company was founded 1850 in Heidelberg, Germany. It is producing equipment for prepress, press and post-press workflows. Heidelberg is known for producing high-end products, such as its Linotype-Hell scanners. Solely SilverFast is supporting them on newer Mac and Windows operating systems.
Founded 1939 in Palo Alto, California, Hewlett-Packard Company is one of the world's largest IT companies and operates in nearly every country. The company began producing scanners in the mid-1980s.
One of three Leica companies, Leica Camera AG was introduced in Germany in 1913. SilverFast has been adapted to support some of Leica's digital camera models, such as the Digilux2 and S1 Alpha.
Microtek International Inc. is a Taiwan-based manufacturer of digital imaging products and other consumer electronics. Among these is the company's flagship line of affordable scanners, over 30 of which are supported by SilverFast software.
Konica Minolta
Minolta Co., Ltd., now Konica Minolta, was founded in 1928 in Osaka, Japan. As of 2006, the company left the camera and photo industry and has turned over the customer service in this area to Sony Corporation.
Since its foundation in 1917, Nikon has become a world-recognized brand in the optics and imaging industry. The company introduced its first scanner in 1988, products for which SilverFast software is specially designed to enhance.
Pentacon was an important camera manufacturer in Dresden, Germany, beginning in the early 20th century. Now called PENTACON GmbH, it is an innovative player developing, producing and selling components for electronic image capturing, such as its high-resolution scanner cameras.
In business since 1986, Plustek manufactures and ships high-quality scanners, which are delivered with SilverFast for years, and other imaging products to buyers worldwide. Plustek has quickly become one of the largest image solutions providers in the world.
Pacific Image Electronics
The Taiwanese company of Pacific Image Electronics with its broad scanner product range is successfully established in the market since many years. Also in 2013, all actual scanner models are bundled with SilverFast software.
Quato Technology develops color measurement and color management systems. The company was founded in 1987 in Germany and is specialized on the production of high-quality monitors and scanners. SilverFast is available for Quato scanners.
The company was founded in Nuremberg, Germany in 1967 and has since been developing high-quality film and slide scanners. The scanning software SilverFast supports a broad spectrum of Reflecta scanners.
Samsung Group has become one of the world's largest corporate conglomerates. Since 2005 it has been the world's most popular consumer electronics brand. SilverFast software supports a number of Samsung's digital camera models.
Umax is a Taiwanese manufacturer of electrical appliances and computer accessories such as scanners, computer mice, flash drives and MP3 players. SilverFast supports Asta and PowerLook scanner product lines.

Reference Photographers
John Barclay
John is an award-winning freelance photographer based in Bucks County, PA (USA). He is also an inspirational speaker and has been presenting his program 'Dream - Believe - Create' to audiences around the U.S. He was recently the recipient of an excellence award from B&W magazine.
David B. Brooks
Professional photographer and Senior Editor of Shutterbug Magazine, David Brooks is the author of the magazine's Digital Help column. He has also written numerous articles on color calibration, scanning and printing. He is an expert on all SilverFast versions and has published articles regarding the software since 1999.
Timothy Gray
Chicago photographer Timothy Gray specializes in fine art landscape photography. He is an environmentally conscious professional whose work has been featured in local newspapers, magazines and websites.
Shelly Katz
Born and raised in New York City, Shelly Katz sold his first work at the age of 12, and since then, his photos have been published world-wide. He has received numerous awards and has lectured on college campuses and to civic and professional groups throughout the world. He has contributed his works to notable publications such as LIFE and TIME magazines.
Vincent Oliver
Vincent Oliver is the author of the photo-i digital photography website and has published a number of reviews and tests for scanners and software, including LaserSoft Imaging's SilverFast. Vincent recently gave SilverFast 8 an in detail testing and called it a "marked improvement over previous versions".
Mark Segal
Mark Segal is a professional photographer living and working in Toronto, Canada. He has written reviews (some pertaining to SilverFast) for the photography site "The Luminous Landscape" and also offers private instruction for digital imaging techniques.
Ken Schles
Born 1960 in Brooklyn, New York, Ken Schles is an internationally recognized photographer. His works have been featured in many books, collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Art Institute of Chicago. He is a Fellow of the New York State Foundation for the Arts and has received many awards and citations.
Petr Selek
Born in Prague, Petr Selek graduated from the Film Academy of Creative Arts with a specialization in Art Photography. He devotes his time to the commercial, fashion and experimental fields of photography. His pictures have been published in various professional publications such as Computer Foto, Color Foto, Minolta Spiegel, etc.
Erik Vlietinck
Erik Vlietinck is a well-known author and technology analyst at IT-Enquirer, as well as an online information resource for cross-media publishers. He has over 18 years experience analyzing document publishing as an editor for trade magazines in Belgium, The Netherlands and Great Britain.
Bruce Dale
Bruce Dale has worked exclusively for the National Geographic Magazine for 30 years. During this time he has travelled to 75 countries and shot more than 2000 photos that appeared in the magazine. Bruce uses SilverFast since several years for scanning his photographies. He likes the excellent control and output.
Bennett Richards
Mr. Richards has a long career in photography both in the Arts and Sciences. For many years he was an Astrophysical research photographer at the University of Arizona. His work was published in books, magazines and journals worldwide. Later Mr. Richards worked at the Center For Creative Photography located in Tucson. Richards continues to pursue his first love, fine art photography to this day. 
Elliott Landy
Elliott Landy has photographed the anti-Vietnam war movement and the underground music culture in New York City. Over the years he has photographed many of the underground rock and roll superstars. Elliott Landy was the official photographer of the Woodstock Festival in 1969. He has published several books for which he has digitized his images using SilverFast.
Sascha Rheker
Rheker Sascha, born in 1973 has studied political science. Since 2001 he has been working as a freelance photo journalist for German newspapers and magazines. Since the beginning of his career Rheker is relying on SilverFast for digitizing its photographs. After he has turned his back to analog photography for a some time, Rheker is photographing both analog and digital since 2004.
Thomas Karsten
Born in Eisenach in 1958, Thomas Karsten is living near Munich since 1982. In the recent years, he worked for newspapers and magazines such as Stern, Art, Eltern, Capital and Nerve (New York). Thomas Karsten became internationally known through his photo books, which make him the most-published nude photographer in Germany. For over 10 years now, he scans a great variety of his images using SilverFast.
Marcus Schwier
Marcus Schwier, born 1964 in Düsseldorf, who initially studied architecture, added a degree majoring in photography at the Art Academy in Düsseldorf in 1993. Schwiers images have been shown in numerous solo exhibitions, among other honors, he was awarded with the International Photography Award of the DG Bank. Today, Schwier is a freelance photographer working mainly in the field of landscape and architectural photography.
Claudius Schulze
Claudius Schulze has been living and working in more than 40 different countries. As a documentary photographer, he tries to photograph not only the obvious, but also the world beneath the surface. For artistic photo projects in 8x10" large format Schulze uses SilverFast Ai Studio 8 in combination with an Epson V750. Schulze has studied Political Science in Hamburg as well as documentary photography and photojournalism in London.
Marc Wijngaarde
Marc Ilford Wijngaarde, born in Germany and grewn up in the Netherlands, is specially recognised for his portrait work. But he has also won the National EISA Maestro photo contest in 2010 with a series of B&W Holga long exposure night landscapes. What really stands out for him regarding SilverFast is its dust removal capability. In 2012 he formally started his portrait business "Marc Ilford Fotografie".
Marcel Chassot
Marcel Chassot, born 1947 in Zurich, has a doctorate in economy science. He is a self-educated photographer, whose macro shots made ​​him known beyond the borders of Switzerland early. After portraying children and photographing ballet scenes, he today focuses on architectural and industrial photography as well as on capturing images of street life in Zurich. For digitizing the images for his new book "abstract - geometricize - aestheticise", SilverFast was used.
Marrigje de Maar
Marrigje de Maar is a well known interior photographer, working analog and with available light only. She has won the Lucy Award in 2004. She is best known for her pictures of interiors in the far hidden Chinese countryside, which have been published in the book "Red Roses Yellow Rain". Since 2012 Marrigje de Maar uses a wooden pinhole camera with a color neg. film. SilverFast is her tool for selecting the ultimate neg’s for printing.
Pablo Wünsch Blanco
Born in Santander in 1970, Pablo Wünsch Blanco is a versatile Spanish photographer who currently lives in Basel, Switzerland. Advertising companies and magazines are asking for his works since 10 years. Pablo appreciates SilverFast‘s flexibility and accuracy and therefore uses it for scanning all the negatives for his personal projects. In 2009 he has won the HM International Photo Award for his fine art portrait photography.
Terrance Lam
Mr. Lam is a Canadian photographer and designer with a long career in creative arts since 1988 spanning across the music industry, television and international magazines. He also leads applied arts education at the Pacific Design Academy, appears at guest workshops and writes online reviews. SilverFast has become an important and powerful tool in his film to digital workflow for his fine arts application.
Frank Doorhof
Born 1971 in Amsterdam, Frank Doorhof is a photographer specialized on fashion photography. He loves to capture a model's real character instead of just creating a "pretty" image. While Doorhof still conducts magazine and advertising shoots, his main focus is teaching workshops throughout the world. Doorhof is the author of "A Guide to Model Photography". When it comes to scanning, Doorhof completely relies on SilverFast scanner software.
Richard Heddington
Born 1964 in Bristol, Richard Heddington has spent much of his life as photographer and image artist. Originally specialized in black and white fine art printing he moved out of the darkroom in the 1980s. While Heddington's daily work now is almost entirely digital, his personal projects still retain elements of film, which he has always scanned exclusively with SilverFast.
Robert Mullan
Based in Ireland, Robert Mullan, Commercial Photographer of The Year 2003, loves to capture dramatic, often dreamlike aspects of urban architecture. His talent is to shoot unique interpretations of some of the world’s most recognizable cityscapes. He still uses film for some of his projects, so scanning with SilverFast is an established part of his workflow.
Knut Stritzke
Born in 1975 in Halle/ Saale, Knut Stritzke currently lives and works as a successful photographer in Berlin. Many renowned German companies, like BMW or Saturn, are using his works, which are also presented in several exhibitions, museums and galleries. Stritzke defines his inspiration for photography as identifying the day to day things in an innovative way by discovering different aspect of the objects. For his large-format presentations, Stritzke digitizes the analog recording material using SilverFast.
Michael Grecco
Michael Grecco is an award-­winning and internationally renowned photographer of celebrity portraits, advertising and editorial commissions, private collections, and fine art. One of the most respected and sought after visual storytellers in the world, his artistic conceptual vision and signature dramatic lighting create incomparable distinctive images that are famously dramatic, evocative, sophisticated, ironic, and comedic. Known for his high-­concept imagery, Grecco is also famed for his innate ability to connect with each subject.

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