Soft Chrome for Everyday Classic Style

Classic Chrome film recipe for Fujifilm X100V, X-E4, X-S10, X-T4, X-T30ii

Sometimes you just want a simple classic look that works just about everywhere. The Soft Chrome film recipe is my interpretation of that. It takes the versatile Classic Chrome film simulation, and adds a soft tone vibe.

And although this recipe isn’t a Kodak clone, it still shares many of the same qualities, thanks to the wonderful tones of the Classic Chrome simulation. It uses settings that capture a lower contrast and saturation, meaning that this recipe can be used is just about any situation.

Spring bluebells, with the Soft Chrome film recipe

Soft Chrome Film Recipe

  • Simulation: Classic Chrome
  • Grain Effect: Strong, Small
  • Colour Chrome Effect: Strong
  • Colour Chrome Blue: Weak
  • White Balance: Auto
  • WB Shift: +4 Red, -3 Blue
  • Dynamic Range: DR100
  • Highlights: -1
  • Shadows: -1
  • Colour: -2
  • Sharpness: -2
  • ISO Noise Reduction: -4
  • Clarity: 0
  • EV compensation: 0 or +1/3
A walk in the woods, with Soft Chrome film recipe
Sparkling sunlight, taken with the Soft Chrome film recipe
Shooting into hazy light, with Soft Chrome film recipe
Narrow footpath, Soft Chrome film recipe
Woodland lake, Soft Chrome low saturation and softness
Classic chrome skies, with the Soft Chrome film recipe
Catching the last light, taken with Soft Chrome 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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