My previous Kodachrome 64 styles for Capture One have either been based on imagination or, in case of the latest one, on a colorchart that is supposedly photographed with a Kodachrome 64 film. The colorchart showed very contrasty and very saturated scan/process and I had to fight to get it to work at all as a style. I replicated the contrast and saturation and while it was quite good imitation of the colorchart, it wasn’t necessarily a good representation of a Kodachrome 64 film. Just couple of days ago I accidentally found another source for a more muted and less contrasty scan of MacBeth color chart photographed with Kodachrome 64. I got hyperactive and produced in a flash a style based on that scan. And what a difference there is to my previous Kodachrome 64 versions.Continue reading Kodachrome64, again (a new Capture One -style)
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Fujifilm Natura 1600 inspired Capture One -style
My first iteration of the style mimicking Natura -film was in many ways something I was not satisfied with. I decided to start from the scratch and change my goals with this look. I wanted the colorscape, but there was no reason to emulate it fully. Biggest changes for this version 2 would be to drop the grain and ease the color shift towards green that plagued my first version. This version is very similar in color to the Natura 1600 film, but lowers the luminosity of especially greens and yellows.Continue reading Fujifilm Natura 1600 inspired Capture One -style
Upgraded Fujifilm NHG II 800 Capture One -style
This style has got some updates along the way and I made a new version that replaces all the older versions. The style is based on the reference I have seen from this film, though it does not emulate the film totally, only taking the tone curves and colors from the reference. I love this look, though it is the sweetest colorscape I have created and one might need salt sometimes. So, not for every situation, but giving a pleasing looking option among other styles.Continue reading Upgraded Fujifilm NHG II 800 Capture One -style
Rollei RPX400 B&W Capture One -style
I stumbled to this film by accident. Not the most known one, for sure. The look was enough unique that I just had to try my hand on emulating the film. After all, I had nothing to loose but time :-).Continue reading Rollei RPX400 B&W Capture One -style
Update to Fujifilm Astia 100F Capture One -style, version III
A quick update to my Astia 100F slide film look-a-like Capture One -style. The update skips one unpublished update and adds the latest update to colors. You can download the updated version from here.
Update to Ilford Delta 3200 Capture One -style (version III)
I have been updating my Capture One styles one by one to correct some overlapping color editor (color wheel) settings that have caused uneven tone gradations. This time I publish my corrected Ilford Delta 3200 inspired style.Continue reading Update to Ilford Delta 3200 Capture One -style (version III)
Kodachrome64 Capture One -style study – version VI
Update 29.5.2023: I made a new style which is based on different reference and thus this remains but is not anymore my preferred look. You can read the newer post here.
This is my on-going study on the look of the obsolete Kodachrome 64 slide film in Capture One. For this VI version I changed my approach a bit. Earlier versions were taking the film’s color scheme but ended to be more polished and jack-of-all-trades, especially suited for people photography. This time I studied how close I could get the more rude look of the original slide film. And I made compromises – and didn’t achieve a look that one would point at and say: “That looks like Kodachrome 64 to me”. But overall I ended up creating a look that you might find interesting.Continue reading Kodachrome64 Capture One -style study – version VI
Kodak T-Max 400 Capture One -style -study
This time I decided to commit some time for the black&white look. I studied different looks, like Ilford FP4 and and HP5 Plus before I started studying the T-Max 400. HP5 seems very popular in digital form and having seen it available at quite high price from The Archetype Process (TAP), I decided I just try these looks before making a purchase. TAP makes wonderful work with films to get them to digital era and I am sure I would not regret buying the black&white pack from them if I was sure I liked the look of HP5.
When I finished my study for the HP5 I decided to compare it to the T-Max 400 and gave it a go also. What I found out is that, at least with my abilities to make the styles and see differences, they basically looked the same. There are differences in the blues for example (err, the greys presenting the blues), but most important difference I found was with the pink tones, like lips. HP5 rendered lips and pinks very lightly and here is where T-Max seemed to look more natural and, better, giving more 3D to the light skins. So, I finished a style with the look of the T-Max 400 in my mind.Continue reading Kodak T-Max 400 Capture One -style -study
Fujifilm 160NS Capture One -study (Version IV)
The fourth iteration of one of my favorite film looks changes practically everything from my previous iterations. This is even more closely based on the original’s colors.Continue reading Fujifilm 160NS Capture One -study (Version IV)
Fujifilm 400h – a Capture One -style study – updated 19.4.2023
Probably everyone who has shot portraits with film knows this film, even though it now is discontinued. And the amount of presets or styles giving the look of this film is enormous. I tried this look earlier but didn’t succeed with it and scrapped the whole project. But I wanted to try again, and here I add one more style to the sea of film emulations of this film.Continue reading Fujifilm 400h – a Capture One -style study – updated 19.4.2023