Candy Skies film recipe for a Peachy Glow

Warm toned fujifilm simulation recipe for X-Trans IV cameras

Do you ever wish that your sunset photos looked more like your imagination? Sometimes I ‘see’ the evening sky as a peachy orange, but my photos are washed out and pale in comparison. Time for a new recipe!

I wanted to find a way to keep a softer tone vibe, but still capture rich warmth. The undisputed expert of rich warmth is Captn Look, and his use of strong colour balance shifts were the inspiration for this recipe. It’s based on Classic Negative, and uses a ‘+6, -2’ colour shift. Oversaturation is kept in check with no further boost to colour, but you can go all the way to +4 if you want to maximise the effect.

Peachy pink skies, with the Candy Skies film recipe

Candy Skies Film Recipe

  • Simulation: Classic Negative
  • Grain Effect: Weak, Small
  • Colour Chrome Effect: Weak
  • Colour Chrome Blue: Weak
  • White Balance: Auto
  • WB Shift: +6 Red, -2 Blue
  • Dynamic Range: DR200
  • Highlights: -2
  • Shadows: -1
  • Colour: 0
  • Sharpness: -2
  • ISO Noise Reduction: -4
  • Clarity: -2
  • EV compensation: 0
Fishermen at sunset, taken with the Candy Skies film recipe
Peachy pink tinted golden hour
Add gentle peachy pink tones to any sunny scene
Beach huts, with Candy Skies film recipe vibes
Candy Skies film recipe, with the sun behind the camera

Join the fun! The Film Recipes Facebook Group is a great place to chat film recipes, or share photos you’ve taken with the recipes. The Karmachroma challenge is on. Shoot with Karmachroma and share by Sun, Oct 2nd. Everyone is welcome to share photos from around the world. A selection will be added to the site. Let’s go!

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