Eterna Lakeside for Boosted Blues & Greens

A stylised film simulation recipe for Fujifilm X-Trans IV cameras

The Eterna Cinema film simulation produces warm low contrast images by default, but with some increases to the tone curve and adjustments to the colour balance, you can achieve some interesting and striking results.

In this recipe, which I called Eterna Lakeside, the adjustments have a particular effect that brings out the blues in an image, enhancing the sky, and relections on water.

Boosted blues and striking greens with Eterna Lakeside

Eterna Lakeside Film Recipe

  • Simulation: Eterna Cinema
  • Grain Effect: Weak, Small
  • Colour Chrome Effect: Weak
  • Colour Chrome Blue: Weak
  • White Balance: Auto
  • WB Shift: -1 Red, +4 Blue
  • Dynamic Range: DR200
  • Highlights: +1
  • Shadows: +2
  • Colour: +1
  • Sharpness: -2
  • ISO Noise Reduction: -4
  • Clarity: 0
  • EV compensation: +1/3
Tree reflections with the Eterna Lakeside film recipe
Baby gorse bush
Sweet vernal grass
Sun dappled leaves, taken with the Eterna Lakeside film recipe
Greens and blues are what this recipe is all about
Fishing lake, with the Eterna Lakeside film recipe

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➡️ 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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