Decade Print for a Faded Prints look

An old prints style recipe for Fujifilm X-Trans 4 cameras

When you rediscover photos that have been stored away for a decade or more, they have a look with faded colours and a shift towards red. This retro pink tint look is what the Decade Print film recipe is all about. Something to give images an aged look, like a found image that’s beginning to lose it’s colour.

The recipe is based upon Classic Negative and uses a +5, -3 colour shift to add the tint. Colour is reduced to the minimum possible to add the fade to the look.

If you enjoy this retro style, also try Aerocolor Lomo for an expired film look, and Expired Film 66, for a faded expired film style.

Leaves at the lake, with the Decade Print film recipe

Decade Print Film Recipe

  • Simulation: Classic Negative
  • Grain Effect: Weak, Small
  • Colour Chrome Effect: Off
  • Colour Chrome Blue: Strong
  • White Balance: Auto
  • WB Shift: +5 Red, -3 Blue
  • Dynamic Range: DR200
  • Highlights: 0
  • Shadows: -1
  • Colour: -4
  • Sharpness: -2
  • ISO Noise Reduction: -4
  • Clarity: 0
  • EV compensation: +1/3
Ramshackle boardwalk, with the Decade Print film recipe
Late afternoon skies, tinted pink by the Decade Print recipe
Woodland path, with the Decade Print film recipe
Urban noticeboard, captured with Decade Print
Sleeping bee on the butterfly bush, Decade Print film recipe
Boats on the water, toned with the Decade Print film recipe
Like a rediscovered print – the Decade Print film recipe
Afternoon skies, with the Decade Print film recipe
Looking towards Southampton docks, Decade Print film recipe
A rib on the river, with Decade Print film recipe

Did you know? The Film Recipes Facebook Group is a great place to share film recipes, ask questions and join the latest challenge. Join in the fun! The December round of the Film Recipe Challenge is now on … shoot with Mother Superia film recipe and share your photos, either in the Facebook group or in the recipe page comments. End date is Dec 15th.

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