Best for: I love using this film on overcast days in the city. It adds a good amount of contrast, so make sure your light source is soft overcast days are your friend. Similarly, this indoor scene have very little available light, and appears flat just doing a standard black and white conversion. So, get ready, because there is a lot to go over in this pack! The contrast levels are much more subdued on this film vs. Just awesome resources to help you make stunning images. To help make this knowledge a little easier to use as you process your own images, I put together a little cheat sheet for you.Next
The Tri-X Pushed 2 stops preset is one of my all-time favorites for black and white. Nice job with the cheat sheets! I think this is much more useable right out of the box than their modern Portra films, unless you are intentionally going for an extremely desaturated, porcelain-skin look. Your License Key will be in your inbox before the download is finished. The even contrast levels allow you to shoot in all kinds of lighting conditions, and the high film grain makes your shot feel like an instant classic. And the the heavy film grain adds to the feeling of grit and rawness in the city. The colors are bright but not too saturated. Thanks, Nathan, for this effort! The films in this pack can be broken into at least 4 distinct groups, each with its own advantages.Next
This film brings with it some of the nostalgia associated with our collective memories of film. This freebie is the real deal, with beautiful presets, custom camera profiles, and the familiar editing experience to Adobe Lightroom. This saturation of this film is really fun to play with! I liked the link to Steve Huff, who shot with a Summarit and used this kit. Also as a general rule, it will also have more grain, greater color-shift, and less natural skin tones. Then after applying the preset, I may fool around with the white balance a bit just to see if I can bring it any closer to the vibe I want. It adds just enough contrast to give the image a little depth. Best for: This is a really useful general purpose film.Next
Each film preset offers 16 variations to fine-tune the look. The additional contrast and slight grain adds some much needed depth. In additional to adding intense saturation, it also has a tendency to tint greens more towards blue and less towards yellow , which is a departure from other Kodak films. This free film pack is an excellent introduction to their workflow and image quality. Example Images: Fuji Superia 1600 just works magic on city shots.Next
Fuji Reala was designed to be a bit closer to a professional portrait film than the other Fuji Superia films. Film grain is very visible, shadows and highlights are faded and missing detail. Personally, the Gold is one of my favorites from any pack. Each film is either still available, or was just recently discontinued. It has soft, subtle gradations and balanced contrast. The film grain is very fine — virtually unnoticeable.Next
There are over 30 variations of the two presets included in this pack. You can head on over to to pick up the free pack or any of their other products. . You should be able to visualize how each film preset will affect your photo before you apply it. Film 00 includes two of their most popular film stocks: the Kodak Gold 100 from Film 05 and Kodak Tri-X from Film 06. Which is one of the reasons I think these films may be even more usable that the Portra films from pack 1.Next
This makes Superia a great snapshot film. But lucky for us, that also makes it more useful. The Summarit, that oft scoffed Leica lens. It just brings out this gritty, moody, lo-fi film appearance. Also, if you use capture one there are 2 sets of film emulation presets, one of which includes 2 or 3 kodachrome emulations. Funny, I love Steve and purchased a 1956 Summarit today.
Unfortunately, I have found from my own personal experience that no emulation truly nails the look of kodachrome, and the best ones only come close. It includes classic Tri-X and Kodak Gold Film presets. The folks over at Visual Supply Co. You can also download a free trial of the new Lightroom 6. A set of powerful film emulation presets and tools that work within Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw to deliver the distinct look of film through a streamlined workflow. I find it works well with colorful travel photos or even commercial photography. Shoot this in the evening without a flash, then watch the film add new life to your photo.Next