Summer Bleach film recipe for Faded Warmth

Fujifilm Eterna Bleach Bypass recipe for X-Trans IV cameras

The Eterna Bleach Bypass film simulation is something of a Marmite setting, and I am definitely on the ‘love it’ side of the argument. I have a long history shooting with iPhone and the Hipstamatic app, and I love the washed out bleached styles that creates. I’m also a bit of a fan of the Fallout 4 colour palette, that the bypass sim produces.

Summer Bleach is a warm film recipe, building upon the green brown aesthetic of the simulation. It uses a 7000K colour temperature, with faded tones style from reduced highlights, shadows and saturation. Shoot this one as metered, or with a -1/3 compensation.

Pear blossom, with the Summer Bleach film recipe

Film Recipe for Summer Bleach

  • Simulation: Eterna Bleach Bypass
  • Grain Effect: Weak, Small
  • Colour Chrome Effect: Weak
  • Colour Chrome Blue: Strong
  • White Balance: 7000K
  • WB Shift: +2 Red, -5 Blue
  • Dynamic Range: DR100
  • Highlights: -1
  • Shadows: -1
  • Colour: -2
  • Sharpness: -1
  • ISO Noise Reduction: -4
  • Clarity: 0
  • EV compensation: -1/3
The Orangery, taken with the Summer Bleach film recipe
Industrial sunset, with the Summer Bleach film recipe
Busy bee, taken with Summer Bleach film recipe
Macro style, with 16-80mm f4 and Summer Bleach film recipe
Woodland pond, with bleach bypass vibes
Blues are washed out with the Summer Bleach recipe
Beach huts, in a Summer Bleach style
Pear tree branches, with the Summer Bleach film recipe
Enjoying the nectar, with the Summer Bleach film recipe

Ready for another similar look? Try Aerocolor Lomo for expired green tones, and Fading Memory for more Bleach Bypass with a warm tone. For nostalgic softness, there’s Eterna Nostalgia too.

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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