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

➡️ The Film Recipes Challenge is now on! Shoot with the recent look, Age of Aquarius, and share your photos, either in the Facebook group or the recipe page comments. The deadline is end of Feb 15th. Everyone is welcome, from all around the world! For inspiration, see previous galleries. ➡️ The Film Recipes Facebook Group is a great place to share film recipes, ask questions and join the challenge.

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