Fujicolor Ambience, a Pure Fujifilm Negative Look

Film simulation recipe with classic negative for a Fujifilm negative look

Here’s a simple film simulation recipe with an easy to use Fujifilm negative look. The base is the Classic Negative simulation, with simple adjustments which make the recipe compatible with all sorts of lighting and weathers. It’s a go anywhere Fujicolor negative recipe in a way.

This recipe is also part of a set of three that take the same approach. It tries to produce a pure feel of the Fuicolor look, and is paired with Kodacolor Ambience and Natural Ambience to make up the set of three.

Woodland wandering with the Fujicolor Ambience film recipe

Fujicolor Ambience Film Recipe

  • Simulation: Classic Negative
  • Grain Effect: Weak, Small
  • Colour Chrome Effect: Weak
  • Colour Chrome Blue: Off
  • White Balance: Auto Ambience Priority
  • WB Shift: 0 Red, -1 Blue
  • Dynamic Range: DR200
  • Highlights: +0.5
  • Shadows: -0.5
  • Color: +1
  • Sharpness: -1
  • ISO Noise Reduction: -4
  • Clarity: 0
  • EV compensation: 0
Winter oak leaf at sunrise, using Fujicolor Ambience film recipe
Misty day moods, captured with the Fujicolor Ambience film recipe
Late autumn is a good time for mushrooms, Fujicolor Ambience film recipe
Like prints from 35mm in years past, greens are a bit blue and reds vivid
A calm sunset by the sea, using Fujicolor Ambience film recipe
A stormier day with dramatic skies, Fujicolor Ambience film recipe
The wind is great for kite surfing. Fujicolor Ambience film recipe
Vivid blues and greens with the Fujicolor Ambience film recipe
Fujicolor Ambience film recipe is punchy and impactful
Forest moods with the Fujicolor Ambience film recipe
Lichen from a tree branch is a snack for the giraffes
They’ve got their eye on you. Fujicolor Ambience film recipe
Capturing moods in the forest, with Fujicolor Ambience film recipe
Winter is upon us, with Fujicolor Ambience film recipe
Signs of life … snow footprints with the Fujicolor Ambience film recipe

More Fujicolor Film Recipes

There is a good selection of film simulation recipes that recreate Fujicolor film stlye looks. Some aim to reproduce the look of a specific film, whilst others work more in the spirit of the style. Here’s a few to explore. The first row of three are on this site, the second are on Fuji X Weekly.


🌊 Let’s get creative in this new round of The Film Recipes Challenge 🏄 The recipe is the burned and faded look, Childhood Vacation, which loves to be over exposed. Try some images and share a selection in the Film Recipes Facebook Group or the comments on the recipe page. Open to everyone, until end of 8th June. Tag #childhoodvacation ☀️

3 responses to “Fujicolor Ambience, a Pure Fujifilm Negative Look”

    • Hey Andrew. This is at Hill Head on the Solent in Hampshire. On this stretch of the shore, the water is shallow for quite a distance from the beach, making it a good place to learn kite and wind surfing. There are people out there on most windy days, especially at high tide.


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