Fujicolor Classic for a Fuji Negative Feel

The Classic Negative film simulation produces images reminiscent of negative film prints, with a retro feel straight from the base settings. Thanks to the amazing talents of the experts at Fujifilm, it can be further adjusted to give a variety of styles with a few changes to basic settings.

For me, I found that different film brands had a defining family character, and for Fujifilm, it was the greens. I’ve seen this in various excellent Fuji themed recipes, such as these;

I’ve found that in my personal photography, I prefer a slightly less saturated, lower contrast interpretation. So, as with my other recipes, I’ve tried to keep to the spirit of the Fujicolor negative tones, but with a lighter touch.

Boats on the river, with the Fujicolor Classic film recipe

Fujicolor Classic Film Recipe

  • Simulation: Classic Negative
  • Grain Effect: Weak, Large
  • Colour Chrome Effect: Weak
  • Colour Chrome Blue: Off
  • White Balance: Auto
  • WB Shift: +1 Red, -3 Blue
  • Dynamic Range: DR400
  • Highlights: -1
  • Shadows: +1
  • Colour: -1
  • Sharpness: -2
  • ISO Noise Reduction: -4
  • Clarity: 0
  • EV compensation: +1/3
Fujicolor greens, with the Fujicolor Classic film recipe
Spring wisteria, taken with the Fujicolor Classic film recipe
Beach sunset, taken with the Fujicolor Classic film recipe
Village street, Fujicolor Classic film recipe
Natural looking skies, with the Fujicolor Classic film recipe
A high contrast scene, with Fujicolor Classic film recipe

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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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