Classic K14 Adobe Lightroom Preset compared with Kodachrome II Film Simulation Recipe

Aug 20, 2016 | Classic K14 64 | Nikon D5100 | AF-S Nikkor 18-300 mm f/3.5-6.3

The real Kodachrome film is dead but lives on as Fujifilm X camera film simulation recipes or as Adobe Lightroom Classic presets. Ritchie Roesch has done a fine job of creating Film Simulation Recipes for Fujifilm cameras. Two of my favourites are his Kodachrome 64, Vintage Kodachrome, and Kodachrome II recipes for the Fujifilm X-Trans…

Fujifilm Film Simulation Challenge Roll 1: Kodachrome II

Morgan's Island Grill and Pretty Nails, Historic Hightstown, New Jersey —FujiFilm X-T2 + XF16-55mmF2.8 R LM WR @ (24.2 mm, 0.001 sec at f/5.6, ISO400), © Khürt L. Williams

Ritchie Roesch recently announced his Film Simulation Challenge, which requires that the photographer load her camera with one film simulation recipe, capturing either 24 or 36 frames before changing settings. The photographer is forced to shoot with that one “roll” of the film until that roll is completely exposed. Ritchie’s post from today reminded me…

Fujifilm X Kodacolor and Kodachrome II Film Simulation Recipes Compared

Rocky Hill Inn, Rocky Hill, New Jersey —FujiFilm X-T2 + XF16-55mmF2.8 R LM WR @ (16 mm, 1/250 sec at f/5.6, ISO200), © Khürt L. Williams

After taking a look at Ritchie’s recent Kodacolor Film Simulation recipe, I decided to capture a few images with the new recipe to compare to Kodachrome II, one of his other film simulation recipes that I use quite often. It seems that Ritchie had the idea before me because he wrote a post comparing his…