Classic Negative Film Simulation Recipe by Ritchie Roesch

After trying Jean-Pascal Remon’s Classic Negative recipe, I tried Ritchie Roesch’s Classic Negative recipe, which is based on the Pro Negative Standard film simulation recipe. I do not have a Fujifilm X-Pro3 or Fujifilm X100V so I don't know how closely Ritchie's recipe matched Classic Negative, but I do like the look. [caption id="attachment_63841" align="aligncenter"…

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Fujifilm X Kodacolor and Kodachrome II Film Simulation Recipes Compared

My Fujifilm X-T30 Kodacolor Film Simulation Recipe by Ritchie Roesch (Fuji X Weekly)

Last week I was contacted by a Fuji X Weekly reader who wanted help creating an in-camera look that was similar to the pictures from this other photographer. It didn’t take me long to realize that the photographer in question was using a digital camera (Nikon D750) and applying a plugin preset (most likely VSCO) to achieve the desired look. If I had to take a guess, I would say that the preset is supposed to resemble Kodak Portra 400, although probably one of the alternative versions and not the straight Portra 400 preset. Anytime that I get one of these requests I always make an attempt to create it, although oftentimes my efforts are not successful and no recipe is made. This time, my first stab at it was pretty close, and a little refining made it even closer. I was able to quickly create a film simulation recipe that produces similar results in-camera to what that other photographer is getting with software.

After taking a look at Ritchie's recent Kodacolour 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…

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Good Morning

Morning has broken, blackbird has spoken. I am sharing what I saw out the rear sliding door this morning. SOOC JPEG shot using Ritchie Roesch's X-T30 Velvia Film Simulation Recipe. [caption id="attachment_51238" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] FujiFilm X-T2 + Asahi SMC Takumar 28 mm f/3.5 @ (28 mm, f/8.0, ISO400), © Khürt L. Williams[/caption] [caption id="attachment_51240" align="aligncenter"…

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