Film recipes with natural green tones
The film recipes in this section will either have a green tone to the colour balance, or be particularly well suited to shooting green scenes, like nature and forests. This doesn’t mean that othr recipes shouldn’t be used for natural shooting of course, but if the greens in your image need a boost, you could try one of these.
A related page is the selection of recipes for Forests & Woodlands, where I have selected recipes that work well with trees. There’s some overlap of course, but it might also be helpful.
Top choices in this list? How about Forest Ranger, Yakisugi Green or Mother Superia?
Film Recipes to Emphasise Green Tones
🌊 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 ☀️
More Green Tone Recipes
A green tone isn’t especially common in film recipes, although the Eterna film simulation does have an in built green/brown tone. More common is the shift of greens by the Classic Negative recipe, which can give the greens in your image a striking look…
Here’s a selection of recipes for shooting green and nature subjects, chosen from other recipe sites. The first group are from FujiXWeekly, the second group as credited.
- Portra-Style – A warm Classic Chrome, good for nature
- Old Kodak – Wonderful tones, especially with natural subjects
- Vintage Color – Even warmer still, for a cosy look
- Fujicolor Pro 400H – wonderful Fujicolor tones
- Color Negative 400 – a superb Classic Negative recipe for greens
- Xpro ’62 – green toned cross-process look
- B&W Green – tinted mono from Roger Solbakke
- Grizzly Ride – a grungy green tinted recipe from Captn Look
- C201 – scroll down for a wonderful Classic Neg, from Marcel Fraij
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