Fujifilm X-Trans IV film simulation recipe using Eterna for mellow soft tones
The Eterna Cinema film simulation is one of my favourites, with a mellow softness that oozes cinematic character. I love the slightly green brown tint to it as well, and for this recipe, I embrace these mellow tones and make a feature of the softness.
I named this film recipe Arthouse Cinema as a reflection of the creative tones and wonderful B-roll seen in independent films. It’s got a look that’s very easy to imagine in such situations and has quickly become a regular choice in my photography. I hope you’ll enjoy it as much as I do.
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Film Recipe for Arthouse Cinema
- Simulation: Eterna/Cinema
- Grain Effect: Weak, Large
- Colour Chrome Effect: Weak
- Colour Chrome Blue: Strong
- White Balance: Daylight
- WB Shift: +2 Red, -7 Blue
- Dynamic Range: DR100
- Highlights: -1
- Shadows: -1
- Colour: -4
- Sharpness: +1
- ISO Noise Reduction: -4
- Clarity: 0
- EV compensation: 0
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Arthouse Cinema at Wimbledon
I tested out the soft green tones of Arthouse Cinema on a visit to Wimbledon and was really pleased how the recipe suited the subject and conditions.