Film Emulation Thread - Post Yours!

Discussion in 'Image Processing' started by Amin Sabet, Apr 19, 2015.

  1. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Jul 3, 2010
    16993476597_4602705c22_b.jpg L1006294 by Amin Sabet, on Flickr

    Leica M240, 50mm Summilux, Tri-X emulation by Alien Skin Exposure 7
     
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  2. bartjeej

    bartjeej SC Hall of Famer

    Nov 12, 2010
    bart
    ooh I like that idea! Do "recreations of an unspecified type of film look" images count as well? I don't really have any software mimicking any specific film, apart from the X100's jpeg engine ;) but I do have a set of "portraesque" colour curves that I often adjust to what I feel the photo needs.

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    here's one photo where I think the Portraesque curves worked particularly well (must be the Ricoh PX's incredibly low contrast default jpegs that allow the curves to look very natural!)
    14713855967_94d5a7ce0f_h.jpg Nameless fellow trainrider by bartjeej, on Flickr

    ... and an image where I feel Fuji's Astia emulation really shows off its suitability to portraits
    12678086393_b9c49614e7_h.jpg Ismael by bartjeej, on Flickr
     
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  3. pdh

    pdh SC Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    I can't think of a better idea for a new thread at TPL :cool: :D
     
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  4. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Jul 3, 2010
    Absolutely!

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    L1006384 by Amin Sabet, on Flickr

    Leica M240, 50mm Summilux, Portra 160 emulation by Alien Skin Exposure 7
     
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  5. greyelm

    greyelm SC Top Veteran

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    Oct 1, 2011
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    Not a specific film type but an attempt at replicating vintage film.

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  6. lenshacker

    lenshacker SC Veteran

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    Infrared Ektachrome,

    17112066551_3d072a468d_o.jpg I1016049 by fiftyonepointsix, on Flickr

    16905337147_b89277272a_o.jpg I1016052 by fiftyonepointsix, on Flickr

    17112725155_c0b5fbb426_o.jpg I1016058 by fiftyonepointsix, on Flickr

    Leica M8 with an Orange filter. This leaves the Blue channel sensitive to Infrared, Green and Red channels get visible light. The color bands are rotated to that Red channel shows up as Blue color, Blue shows up as Red. This is similar to the way IR Ektachrome worked. The color is closer to the old E-3 process Infrared Ektachrome that I used a long time ago.

    With the RED filter, Blue and Green get Infrared, Red sensitive to visible, Red/Blue channels interchanged.

    16826256047_1d2d7e8237_o.jpg I1015897 by fiftyonepointsix, on Flickr
     
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  7. SnapDawg

    SnapDawg Rorschach Test Pilot

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    Ken
    I really miss the old Kodak emulsions, especially the look of aged slides so I've cooked up a number of my own chrome masalas to taste.

    My new home in NicoChrome (I live on the left, about 70m from where the beach ends).

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    Some neighbors in FaroChrome ...

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  8. torsteinh

    torsteinh New to SC

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    Met this guy while trying my best to hold myself stable at the back of a motorcycle on Ticao Island, Philippines. As the subject is kinda timeless (and the quality of the picture was less than optimal) I thought a vintage look could be cool.

    Olympus EM-5, 12-50mm
     
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  9. lenshacker

    lenshacker SC Veteran

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    Nov 21, 2014
    16616758304_b688679a75_b.jpg M9_LinearDNG_to_PLUSX by fiftyonepointsix, on Flickr

    Leica M9 with 28/2.8 Elmarit, Yellow filter on lens, converted to Linear-DNG Monochrome using custom software, Silver Efex 2 for Plus-X emulation.

    Even has dust spots on the sensor to emulate "water Spots" on the "negative"... I cleaned the sensor after this...
     
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  10. MiguelATF

    MiguelATF SC Top Veteran

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    Miguel Tejada-Flores
    The original digital negative of this image was taken with my Ricoh GR; post-processed in Lightroom.....but then I used one of the nifty plugins/presets from X-Equals, which emulates the characteristics of Fuji Velvia - which in this case seemed just right for this image, giving it a little more intensity, contrast, and those saturated colors that Velvia users still prize -

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    Graffiti Face by La Chachalaca Fotografía, on Flickr
     
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  11. christilou

    christilou SC Hall of Famer

    Jul 13, 2010
    Sunny Frimley
    I'm liking Ektar 100 at the moment.

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  12. kyteflyer

    kyteflyer [email protected]@~

    Jan 31, 2011
    Newcastle, Australia
    Sue
    Kodachrome 200 (DXO Filmpack5).
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  13. rayvonn

    rayvonn SC Veteran

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    This is a Kodak Gold 100+++ from the free VSCO film pack that's currently available.

    17254017352_34d788c1e2_b.jpg Chinatown by bigboysdad, on Flickr
     
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  14. MiguelATF

    MiguelATF SC Top Veteran

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    Miguel Tejada-Flores
    Two more - the first a monochrome/black & white conversion - using the X-Equal's Fuji Acros preset/plugin for Lightroom - the original negative was relatively flat, but Acros's high-contrast look gives it some 'drama' -

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    Highway Beast
    by La Chachalaca Fotografía, on Flickr

    And an Ektar emulation preset (also from Xel) on this shot of the old crabapple tree outside my house, coming into its spring blossoms. Played around with this one for awhile, but something about the Ektar tones here was just right for this image -

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    Crabapple blossoms by La Chachalaca Fotografía, on Flickr
     
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  15. rayvonn

    rayvonn SC Veteran

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  16. christilou

    christilou SC Hall of Famer

    Jul 13, 2010
    Sunny Frimley
    I used a Polaroid cool PX from VSCO for this one, plus some fiddling about and then some Nik filters.

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    I might do a few more from this series like this just because it's so difficult to the get the white balance to match in each, the LR dropper still makes the whites really yellow whereas here I think they look better as blues.
     
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  17. tonyturley

    tonyturley SC Veteran

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    Tony
    A7 + Konica AR 28/3.5, converted in GIMP with vintage photo filter and film grain added.

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  18. MiguelATF

    MiguelATF SC Top Veteran

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    Talent, Oregon (far from the madding crowd)
    Miguel Tejada-Flores
    A shot of an old pickup truck, transformed into contrasty monochrome with a Fuji Acros preset -

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    Landscape with Dodge pickup by La Chachalaca Fotografía, on Flickr

    And an ultra-wide stitched pano of 18-wheeler trucks on the interstate that somehow seemed to come alive when I used X-Equals Velvia preset in LR5 -

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    Interstate Highway Panorama by La Chachalaca Fotografía, on Flickr
     
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  19. rayvonn

    rayvonn SC Veteran

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    It's all VSCO film from me in this thread. I don't use it all the time, but it does do what it says it does.

    17274875736_9ba063393e_b.jpg VSCO Film Pack Test by bigboysdad, on Flickr
     
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  20. tonyturley

    tonyturley SC Veteran

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    Tony
    Fuji Neopan 1600. Taken with A7 + Konica AR 28/3.5.

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