CN24 for a Crisp Classic Negative Look

Fujiflim film simulation recipe with Classic Negative for X-Trans IV cameras

Classic Negative 24 or CN24 is a general use option for shooting on Fujifilm X-series with the Classic Negative film simulation. It uses a white balance adjustment of +2, -4, which gives it the 24 in the name.

I’m a big fan of Classic Negative and the amazing tones it produces. It’s one of the sims that led me to buy my Fujifilm X-S10 and I love shooting with it. With CN24, I wanted to add to the everyday usability of Classic Negative with the addition of a creamy tone, and slightly less blue in the greens.

Spring time Al Fresco, taken with the CN24 film recipe

CN24 Film Recipe for Classic Negative

  • Simulation: Classic Negative
  • Grain Effect: Weak, Small
  • Colour Chrome Effect: Off
  • Colour Chrome Blue: Weak
  • White Balance: Auto
  • WB Shift: +2 Red, -4 Blue
  • Dynamic Range: DR400
  • Highlights: -1.5
  • Shadows: -1
  • Colour: -3
  • Sharpness: +2
  • ISO Noise Reduction: -4
  • Clarity: -2
  • EV compensation: +2/3

Three more Classic Negative recipes

Outdoor tennis court, with CN24 classic negative
Court 12, taken with the CN24 film recipe
A forest walk, taken with the CN24 film recipe
Big oak tree
Battered trees
Pine tree detail, taken with the CN24 film recipe
A watery sunset over the reeds, with CN24 film recipe
Sparkles on the water, captured with CN24 film recipe
Winchester, England. With the CN24 film recipe
The streets of Winchester, with CN24 film recipe
Open heathland, New Forest, UK. Taken with the CN24 film recipe
At the small marina, with CN24 film recipe
Waiting for the tide, with the CN24 film recipe
Faded wind sock against clear blue sky. CN24 film recipe
Super wide angle with a 10-24mm lens and CN24 film recipe
Irises by the water’s edge, with CN24 film recipe
Low angle looking up, with the CN24 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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