Fuji Showcase Fujifilm Acros Film Simulation

Feb 6, 2015
124
Central Ohio, USA
Andrew
FujiFilm Tri-X Push Film Simulation

Film Simulation = Acros + G
Sharpness = -1
Shadows = +4
Highlights = +3
Grain = Off
Noise Reduction = -4
Dynamic Range = DR200
White Balance = Auto
Color = n/a
ISO Auto (3200-12800)

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Feb 6, 2015
124
Central Ohio, USA
Andrew
Kodak Panatomic-X 50

Film Sim: Acros+Y
DR: DR100
Highlight: +3
Shadow: +3
Noise Reduction: -1
Sharpening: +3
Grain Effect: Off
ISO: Auto (200-800) - to keep the noise floor low as well as honor the original film which was usually ISO 25 or 100
Exp. Comp: Between 0 and +1 today.
Color: n/a
White Balance: Auto

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Feb 6, 2015
124
Central Ohio, USA
Andrew
Some more Kodak Tri-X Push fun!

Film Simulation = Acros + G
Sharpness = -1
Shadows = +4
Highlights = +3
Grain = Off
Noise Reduction = -4
Dynamic Range = DR200
White Balance = Auto
Color = n/a
ISO Auto (3200-12800)


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Feb 6, 2015
124
Central Ohio, USA
Andrew
Mucking about with another film simulation recipe. This is supposed to be akin to Agfa APX 400 film.

Not sure how I feel about it yet, but I do like this image. Still need time to experiment with it.

Agfa APX 400 Film Simulation

Film Simulation = Acros + R
Sharpness = +4
Shadows = +4
Highlights = -2
Grain = Weak
Noise Reduction = -4
Dynamic Range = DR400
White Balance = Auto
Color = n/a
ISO = Auto (6400)
Exposure Comp = +1/3 to +1 1/3

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Feb 6, 2015
124
Central Ohio, USA
Andrew
A little fun here to show the differences between the Panatomic-X 50 Film simulation I love and a new Agfa APX 400 I'm toying with. They both have their merits, but I think the Agfa has a "thicker", more dense feeling too it where as the Panatomic has a more definitive contrast.

I do like the Agfa sim but not sure if I would use it a ton just yet.

I'll post the images Agfa one first, then the Panatomic and then the recipes at the end this time.

Agfa
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Panatomic-X
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Recipes:

Agfa APX 400 Film Simulation

Film Simulation = Acros + R
Sharpness = +4
Shadows = +4
Highlights = -2
Grain = Weak
Noise Reduction = -4
Dynamic Range = DR400
White Balance = Auto
Color = n/a
ISO = Auto (6400)
Exposure Comp = +1/3 to +1 1/3

Kodak Panatomic-X 50

Film Sim
: Acros+Y
DR: DR100
Highlight: +3
Shadow: +3
Noise Reduction: -1
Sharpening: +3
Grain Effect: Off
ISO: Auto (200-800) - to keep the noise floor low as well as honor the original film which was usually ISO 25 or 100
Exp. Comp: Between 0 and +1 today.
Color: n/a
White Balance: Auto
 
Feb 6, 2015
124
Central Ohio, USA
Andrew
Some additional Agfa APX 400 shots

Agfa APX 400 Film Simulation

Film Simulation = Acros + R
Sharpness = +4
Shadows = +4
Highlights = -2
Grain = Weak
Noise Reduction = -4
Dynamic Range = DR400
White Balance = Auto
Color = n/a
ISO = Auto (6400)
Exposure Comp = +1/3 to +1 1/3

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Feb 6, 2015
124
Central Ohio, USA
Andrew
Some additional Panatomic-X 50 shots

Kodak Panatomic-X 50

Film Sim
: Acros+Y
DR: DR100
Highlight: +3
Shadow: +3
Noise Reduction: -1
Sharpening: +3
Grain Effect: Off
ISO: Auto (200-800) - to keep the noise floor low as well as honor the original film which was usually ISO 25 or 100
Exp. Comp: Between 0 and +1 today.
Color: n/a
White Balance: Auto

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Feb 6, 2015
124
Central Ohio, USA
Andrew
Ok.... Finally got it and tried my hand at the ilford Delta 3200.
Still a work in progress, but I like the grain structure so far.

The recipe at this moment:

Film Simulation = Acros + G
Sharpness = -2
Shadows = +4
Highlights = -2
Grain = Strong
Noise Reduction = -4
Dynamic Range = DR400
White Balance = Auto
ISO = 12800

The samples, including a zoom in so you can see the grain structure better .

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Feb 6, 2015
124
Central Ohio, USA
Andrew
Ilford HP5 Film Simulation

Film Simulation = Acros + G
Sharpness = 0
Shadows = +2
Highlights = +4
Grain = Strong
Noise Reduction = -3
Dynamic Range = DR200
White Balance = Auto
Color = n/a
ISO = Auto (6400)
Exposure Comp = 0

Experimentation at the Lakeview Cemetery in Cleveland and downtown Cleveland at the Museum of Contemprary Art Courtyard.
Fuji X-E3 and 23/2 and 16/2

The "Haserot Angel"
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This reminded me of Ash's Demonic hand in The Evil Dead II.
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Feb 6, 2015
124
Central Ohio, USA
Andrew
Some Ilford Delta 3200 Film Simulation!

Taken during my vacation to The Outer Banks, NC. This was at Fishheads Bar and Grill. The band is The Red Stapler Duo.

Film Simulation = Acros + G
Sharpness = -2
Shadows = +4
Highlights = -2
Grain = Strong
Noise Reduction = -4
Dynamic Range = DR400
White Balance = Auto
ISO = 12800

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Jul 6, 2017
104
Arizona
Gordon
Loving the sims in here - thanks for the work Andrew. I have tended to use a Tri-X sim in Film Pack quite a bit, I may give some of those above a try.

Photo from this AM. Not sure if I tried to emulate any specific film, but the settings ended up almost what is listed above for the PanatomicX50. I keep vacillating between no grain and weak grain, and I keep the same base custom settings for C4 - C7, base Acros and + Ye, R, and G filters. WB settings are there for some of the color sims, and the auto ISO is a compromise between the color and monochrome sims.

Film Sim: Acros+R
DR: DR100
Grain Effect: Off
White Balance: Auto, +3 R, -4 B
Highlight: +3
Shadow: +3
Sharpening: +3
Noise Reduction: -1
ISO: Auto (1600)
Exp. Comp: as needed

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