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

Whilst you are here, don’t miss these;

➡️ 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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