PictureFX Color Toning Pro – Topaz – Topaz Silver and Topaz Gold

Very popular with many photographers were and still are the well-known effects from Nik Collection (now Dxo) with names of precious metals like platinum efex and palladium efex, first applied to Black and White and later also in Color photography. These effects were the reason that I started creating Haldcluts myself to have my ownContinue reading “PictureFX Color Toning Pro – Topaz – Topaz Silver and Topaz Gold”

Camera Neck Strap Extension Cord for the Mad Max Camera Wrist Strap

Yes, an extension that converts your wrist strap into a camera neck strap, but first I want to go back to the original article about the wrist strap.The blog about the camera wrist strap was not received with the enthusiasm I expected, but that can happen.Then, some time later, I read an article at https://casualphotophile.com/Continue reading “Camera Neck Strap Extension Cord for the Mad Max Camera Wrist Strap”

Infected with … the 35mm Film Virus

Making Film Simulations.That was the reason (apart from the sporadic film shots which I sometimes take) to start to shoot more 35mm film.Without a “real” photo it is virtually impossible to match digital pictures to film, at least if you want to fine-tune as accurately as possible anyway.But my old Olympus OM10 had problems, theContinue reading “Infected with … the 35mm Film Virus”

PictureFX Pro Base Tone Curve – Cube/Lut for Adobe, Rawtherapee, Luminar …

Probably the most important part in RAW development : the “Tone Curve”. Technically, this new PictureFX Tone Curve is not a Film Simulation, however, it has been developed for en is part of the PictureFX Pro Fujifilm Color series.This specific Curve has been further fine-tuned since then, and is now intended as a starting pointContinue reading “PictureFX Pro Base Tone Curve – Cube/Lut for Adobe, Rawtherapee, Luminar …”

PictureFX Fujifilm v3.0 Acros 100 I & II and Acros 400 IR in Adobe Cube format

The previously released Acros 100 I & II and the not really existing Acros 400 IR, now also in Adobe Cube format. I don’t have a list of all compatible software at the moment, but I think that with either one (Haldclut or Cube) you can use almost any image editing software.The biggest problem isContinue reading “PictureFX Fujifilm v3.0 Acros 100 I & II and Acros 400 IR in Adobe Cube format”

Fujifilm X-T1 – Best digital camera for 35mm film replacement

Promised at the end of November 2020, but due to the pandemic had not had enough time to thoroughly test it, but here it is finally the Fujifilm X-T1, not a real review because there are enough to be found, but an overview of its qualities and why it still an interesting camera to buyContinue reading “Fujifilm X-T1 – Best digital camera for 35mm film replacement”

PictureFX Fujifilm V3.0 Color Filmpack – 3D LUT – Cube

The legendary Fujifilm Film Simulations – Astia, Provia, Velvia and Classic Chrome – Who doesn’t know them ? The first one I made was the Provia, here the article about it with the Haldclut version: The first I PictureFX Fujifilm Provia – a brand new Lut ! After that the Classic Chrome in Haldclut version hereContinue reading “PictureFX Fujifilm V3.0 Color Filmpack – 3D LUT – Cube”

The Largest Collection of Recipes brought together – Updated

Hi, The page of the “Largest Collection of Recipes” was starting to look a bit sloppy, so I removed the loose links to various recipes and replaced them with direct links to the recipe makers pages.If you happen to come across some film recipes of which the maker(s) is not listed here yet, I wouldContinue reading “The Largest Collection of Recipes brought together – Updated”

Agfa B&W Haldclut & 3D LUT – Cube downloads

Featured picture is the skyline of Antwerp during the Tall Ships Race in 2016, old photos are also worth reviving, dreaming of those beautiful memories of when it was still “different”. Now it seemed worthwhile to “color” them or should I say decolorize them.I have used the Agfa 200X in Cube format in Darktable here.Continue reading “Agfa B&W Haldclut & 3D LUT – Cube downloads”

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