Collection of my Capture One -styles

Here are my picks of the styles I have created for Capture One. Get to the download by clicking the name of the style. This list is actually of the ones I have actively in my Custom Styles so I do use them and as such I am constantly updating the styles when the need or cause arises. This post also includes some styles that I haven’t published in separate posts.

In addition to these styles I own and use styles sold by The Archetype Process.

My hobby for a long time has been tuning these styles and learning new things from colors (and grays). I do time to time explore new looks and add the resulting styles here. I am not claiming perfect styles, but I do test these styles extensively before publishing and they mostly suit to many kind of photos, not just some certain edited images. There of course might be color-problems I haven’t noticed or solved, but do correct them when possible. I have done some so-so styles in the past, and hope to up the game. At least I think these styles listed here now are all quite premium :-).

I hope these inspire you to make your own versions of these, use them as is, or even make your own from the scratch. If you ever want to publish your photos with these styles, drop a link below. Or if you want to share your styles, contact me and I can showcase them here. I though reserve the right to publish well tested and good quality ones, if possible.

I understand that some people end up selling their presets/styles. It is okay to me. I don’t want to compete there as the money flow would probably be too little to me to bother. My hope from the beginning was that there would be a community that shares Capture One -styles they make. I haven’t seen such during these years, and kinda feel a bit lonely here. Whatever, I do make these for myself, and share them freely here if anyone is interested.


Black&White -styles
I have created B&W -styles mimicking existing B&W films, some that are conversions from my color-styles and some styles that are made after my vision and preference.

Classic Contrast
Updated 1.7.2022
Contrasty B&W -style that is based on my own vision of how a contrasty B&W film should look. One of my all-time favorite B&W -looks. It got an update to sharpness, clarity and grain.
Mundane
Updated 1.7.2022
Medium contrast B&W -style that is based on my own vision. This is my “bravura”, subtle and one could say “polite”, but with enough contrast, grain and “film look”. Suits for about everything, but especially people and portrait photography. It got an update to sharpness, clarity and grain.
Monochrome Flat
Updated 1.7.2022
Low contrast B&W -style that is after a “certain” popular look when ever such is needed. It got an update to clarity and grain.
DoubleA
Updated 25.11.2022
The DoubleX was more of a study than useful look to me and was a base for the DoubleA -style. The DoubleA -style is more analogous look with less crispness and is practically more pleasing.
Eastman DoubleX VI
Updated 12.4.2023
A style based on the Eastman DoubleX cinema film having a look of certain development and with my preferences.
Kodak Panchromatic Color Separation Film 2238
Updated 25.11.2022
Another movie/cinema film that seems to be very popular in photography use.
Ilford HP5 Plus
Updated 1.7.2022
A B&W -style mimicking Ilford HP5 Plus 400 B&W film. Popular film, but for me more of a study as I like Kodak T-Max 400 more. This gives lighter pinks and skins than the T-Max, so depending on your needs and vision this might be your preferred choice.
Ilford FP4
Updated 1.7.2022
A B&W -style mimicking Ilford FP 4 125 B&W film. More of a study for me as I like some other, less subtle, looks more. For some reason this is a B&W look that looks good when all others don’t.
Ilford Delta 3200
Updated 19.1.2023
A B&W -style mimicking Ilford Delta 3200 B&W film. More of a study for me as I like some other looks more. But this gives nicely soft look in case that is needed for the image.
Kodak T-Max 400
Updated 1.7.2022
A B&W -style mimicking Kodak T-Max 400 B&W film. My pick amongst the film based B&W -styles that I have created because of how it handles light skin tones and pinks like lips.


Color -styles
I have created color -styles mimicking existing color-films, some styles based loosely on some film-look and some styles that are made after my vision and preference.

Kodak Kodachrome64
Updated 28.5.2023
This is an evolving style for me and at it’s current iteration it is based on the colorscape of Kodachrome 64 film. Last update is a total rework from a different scan and the style is less contrasty and less saturated.
Kodak Vision3
500T

Updated 1.7.2022
A style that is now more of a study for me than a style that I would use frequently. It is based on the colorscape of Kodak Vision3 500T tungsten balanced movie film (without the halos that are caused by removing the RemJet-layer “before shooting” like in the commercialized CineStill 800 -film). Very flat and unsaturated and screams for colorgrading.
Fujifilm 400h
Updated 19.4.2023
Fuji’s Portrait film emulated.
Nature – Fujifilm Velvia 50
Updated 28.2.2023
Primarily a nature and landscape -style. Tuned after the Velvia 50 film.
Fujifilm NHG II 800
Updated 22.4.2023
A study of the Fujifilm NHG II 800 professional film of the yesteryears. It has the sweetest look I have ever seen and it’s skin tones make you spin around of pure joy. Definitely for people photography! It’s greens have been updated from previous versions.
Classic Chrome
Updated 1.7.2022
Fuji’s classic look imitated with my twists and preferences.
Astia
Updated 1.7.2022
Fuji’s beautiful film simulation imitated with my twists and preferences. Basically very useful for portrait photography, but is now surpassed with my other styles.
Fujifilm Astia 100F
Updated
25.1.2023
A study of the Fujifilm Astia 100F slide-film. With it’s subdued colors and emphasis on the realistic looking skin tones, well, it is mainly usable for people photography.
ProStandard
Updated 1.7.2022
My preferred settings for the Capture One’s ProStandard -curve of my camera. This works as a starting point for further tweaking.
Kodak Gold
Updated 29.4.2023
A study of the Kodak Gold 200 film. I cannot put my finger on it, but it lacks a bit of punch and depth of warm colors. But then again, these are exactly the things that make this look. Version 3 is a total rework of this style.
Fujifilm Natura 1600
Updated 27.8.2022
A study of the Fujifilm Natura 1600 film mimicking the colorscape and colorshifts. Tends to give green colorshift especially in the shadows. Grain is a more aesthetically tuned than mimicking the high grain of the film.


Here are some sample pics processed with the above listed styles.

Classic Contrast B&W
Mundane B&W
Monochrome Flat
DoubleA B&W
Eastman DoubleX II
Kodak Panchromatic Color Separation Film
Ilford HP5 Plus 400
Ilford FP4 125
Ilford Delta 3200
Kodak T-Max 400
Kodak Kodachrome64
Kodak Vision3 500T
Fujfilm NHG II 800
Fujifilm 400h
Nature – Fujifilm Velvia 50
Classic Chrome
Astia (after the film simulation)
Fujifilm Astia 100F
ProStandard
Kodak Gold 200
Fujifilm Natura 1600
Classic Contrast B&W
Mundane B&W
Monochrome Flat
DoubleA B&W
Eastman DoubleX II
Kodak Panchromatic Color Separation Film
Ilford HP5 Plus 400
Ilford FP4 125
Ilford Delta 3200
Kodak T-Max 400
Kodak Kodachrome 64
Kodak Vision3 500T
Fujifilm NHG II 800
Fujifilm 400h
Nature – Fujifilm Velvia 50
Classic Chrome
Astia (after the film simulation)
Fujfilm Astia 100F
ProStandard
Kodak Gold 200
Fujfilm Natura 1600

4 thoughts on “Collection of my Capture One -styles”

    1. same. i’m impressed by the generosity of sharing free styles unlike others who are only out to make a quick buck. I share the owner’s view that it is a pity that no true styles-sharing-community exists.

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