Choose a film recipe from a theme or base film simulation
With the number of recipes increasing, the main Film Recipes page now includes a rather long list of over 100 recipes. This is a bit much on certain devices, so I have made some category pages to make finding a recipe easier. I plan to keep expanding this page, so don’t forget to bookmark it for future reference.
Favourite film recipes, and ideas for beginners
- The Shortlist – a selection of my personal favourite recipes, covering a range of styles and lighting situations
- Popular Recipes – don’t take my word for it, this list shows you the most viewed recipes on the site
- The Starter Pack – a suggested set of recipes, the cover the range of amazing styles that can be captured in camera
🌊 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 ☀️
Film recipes in Kodak and Fujifilm 35mm styles
- Kodak Film Recipes – find Kodachrome and Kodak Portra style recipes here, including my own soft tone interpretations
- Fujicolor Film Recipes – film recipes with a Fujifilm print look, include Superia style recipes based on Classic Negative
Film recipes by aesthetic style
- Film Recipes for Golden Hour – recipes with a warm tone that is especially useful for capturing the mood at sunrise and sunset.
- Film Recipes for Bright Conditions – when it’s bright and sunny, these recipes will deliver great images.
- Film Recipes for Fall Color & Autumn Leaves – Changing seasons bring new photo opportunities.
- Forest & Woodland Film Recipes – Ideal choices for a photography walk in the woods.
- Film Recipes for Overcast Cloudy Days – find new ways to shoot when the skies are grey.
- Film Recipes for Holidays & Vacations – cheerful and happy tone film recipes for capturing holiday memories.
- Urban Exploration Recipes – recipes suited to shots in the city, or industrial settings.
- Nostalgic Film Recipes – for sentimental shooting and adding a warm and reminiscent mood.
- Soft Tones Film Recipes – take images in a more gentle style, working with softer light in mornings and evenings.
- Muted Tone Film Recipes – capture a subtle mood with a lower saturation and flattened tone curve.
- Aged Look Film Recipes – photo recipes with a look like expired film or old 35mm prints.
- Strong Style Film Recipes – for when you need impact, or to max out the theme of a look.
Film recipes by dominant colour tone
- Natural Colour Tone Recipes – recipes to try when you want to capture without a strong colour shift
- Warm Tones Recipes – for cosy moods and richly coloured sunsets, these warm film recipes will warm up any scene.
- Cream Tones Film Recipes – wonderfully warm, and often nostalgic, these film recipes include a creamy colour tone.
- Blue Tone Film Recipes – to bring out the sky or the ocean, or to add a cooler colour tones to photos.
- Green Tone Film Recipes – for nature scenes or to add a green tone to your photographs.
- Mono Film Recipes – recipes based on Monochrome and Acros simulations, some with a retro colour tone finish.
Recipes by Film Simulation
- Recipes using Classic Chrome – see all the Classic Chrome film simulation recipes in one place
- Classic Negative Film Recipes – the collection of Classic Negative recipes, plus links to other favourites
- Eterna Simulation Film Recipes – for a soft style with cinematic tones, try a recipe based on Eterna Cinema simulation
- Eterna Bleach Bypass Recipes – styles made from the Eterna Bleach Bypass simulation, available on newer X-Trans IV cameras
- Astia Film Recipes – grab a look based on the film-like tones of the Asita Soft Film Simulation
- Pro Neg Std & Hi Film Recipes – a collection of recipes using the pro neagtive high and standard film simulations
For even more ideas, see the Fuji X Weekly page of recipes for different situations.