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”

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 (Fuji)film Simulation Workshop – Create your own Film Simulation + download Presets and Curves

Over time I learned that the best and fastest way to make film simulations without getting frustrated is to start simple.A method that works very well is the comparative method – two instances of Rawtherapee open on top of each other.It is also very important to know some adjustment and setting methods in Rawtherapee, itContinue reading “PictureFX (Fuji)film Simulation Workshop – Create your own Film Simulation + download Presets and Curves”

Fusion Technology

Fusion? Einstein?E = MC² – energy = mass x lightspeed squared,What does this have to do with photography and this article?Well, not much except the mass could be a camera,lightspeed would then be between 1/60 and 1/4000,and the energy: the electronic creation of pictures.It can also all be a bit of nonsense from me 🙂Continue reading “Fusion Technology”

Cover Picture September

I can say little about the subject except that it is an abandoned military camp. The picture was taken with Fujifilm X-T10 with Samyang 12mm f2.0 NCS CS. The more I use this lens the more I like it. The wide angle certainly, but using a manual lens that you hardly need to focus isContinue reading “Cover Picture September”

New ! – PictureFX – Mystical Series

4 years have passed since I made the first version of PictureFX, I was a user of Gimp and RawTherapee, but I was always jealous of the pictures I saw on the web in HDR or with special effects developed in Photoshop or with Nik software.There were presets/profiles and also HaldCluts available, but more withContinue reading “New ! – PictureFX – Mystical Series”

The largest collection of film simulations / emulations / profiles brought together

Hello, In my very first post I want to refer straight away to one of the most searched for topics on the internet, when we talk about photography: Film Simulation, Emulation, Profiles and Camera settings that affect an image.I would therefore like to bring together the largest collection of links, downloads and information from acrossContinue reading “The largest collection of film simulations / emulations / profiles brought together”

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