OSP Magazine March

A slightly earlier issue of the new OSP Magazine for March.For those who hadn’t noticed, the magazine layout – more specifically the yellow border around the magazine – was adapted at the last minute out of solidarity to the colors of the Ukrainian flag, Blue-Yellow. My Fuji and … the Tamron 18-300mm f3.5-6.3 Di IIIContinue reading “OSP Magazine March”

OSP Magazine January 2022

The first OSP Magazine for a new year – I wish everyone a great new photography year in 2022 ! Fujifilm vs Olympus I have a new camera in the stable, an Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II, and it’s better than my Fujifilm X-T1.Should I sell my Fujifilm Gear and switch to Olympus ?Read allContinue reading “OSP Magazine January 2022”

Recipe Update – Reggie Ballesteros

A recipe from Fujixweekly (Kodak Portra) fine tuned by Reggie Ballesteros, a wedding photographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Reggie Ballesteros Website : https://reggiebphotography.com/ Recipe : Must-Try Fujifilm Film Simulation Recipe | X100V, XS10, XT4 Written out recipe here : Film Simulation : Classic ChromeGrain Effect : Weak SmallColor Chrome Effect : StrongColorContinue reading “Recipe Update – Reggie Ballesteros”

Norge Recipe Update – Øyvind Nordhagen – OWH Recipe Pack

Three new “recipes for every day” from Øyvind Nordhagen. Øyvind Nordhagen – OWH Recipe Pack A Norwegian Recipe Update from Øyvind Nordhagen Instagram account Øyvind Nordhagen. Photographer based in Oslo. I write about photographic technique and editing. The Daylight Recipe : Film simulation: AstiaHighlight tone: -1Shadow tone: 0Dynamic range: 200White balance: Auto (White Priority ifContinue reading “Norge Recipe Update – Øyvind Nordhagen – OWH Recipe Pack”

Christmas Recipe Update – CAPTN LOOK – Creamy Color

For this “Christmas Special” I searched and found one recipe that fits very well with the atmosphere and colors of this period.The name is “Creamy Color” !Be sure to check out the Youtube video below that Captn Look made,it actually doesn’t really start until 1:10, but it’s really worth seeing all the way through.Captn LookContinue reading “Christmas Recipe Update – CAPTN LOOK – Creamy Color”

PictureFX at Fresh LUTs

A new PictureFX addition to the Fresh LUTs website, and an opportunity to highlight it once again 🙂Yes, many of my Luts have been converted to .cube 3DLut 25x25x25 and can be downloaded for free on Fresh LUTs.Compatible with most image editing software.For special formats such as 3DLut 64x64x64, PNG Lut 125×125 and 512×512 youContinue reading “PictureFX at Fresh LUTs”

NEW ! PictureFX CineStill 800 T V1.0

PictureFX CineStill 800 T V1.0 built-in correction filter Kenko 85B for daylight use – a night version from this simulation is in development download at FreshLuts.com .cube 25x25x25 download at Drive Google .cube 25x25x25 and .png 125×125, high accuracy .cube 64x64x64 and .png 512×512

OSP Magazine October

Content Changes Film Simulation Updates More Film Simulations : PictureFX and FreshLuts ExifShot – Exif information on your pictures Darktable Tutorial : Copying the Look and Feel from a Picture and Create a LUT or 3DLut – Part II My Camera Gear – Perfectioning and Upgrading Event : Bushcraft Weekend from 1 to 3 OctoberContinue reading “OSP Magazine October”

NEW PictureFX Lut Update – PictureFX Perfect Sunset

Surprise !Not one but two new PictureFX Updates in One Day!Yes, you may have noticed while visiting the Fresh Lut’s website that there were also PictureFX Luts.Well, for the past few weeks I’ve been busy converting existing PictureFX PNG film simulations to a different format HaldClut, which made it possible to create much smaller LutContinue reading “NEW PictureFX Lut Update – PictureFX Perfect Sunset”

NEW PictureFX Lut Update – PictureFX Classic Chrome Gold

The new PictureFX Classic Chrome Gold LUT was created by combining an existing HaldClut (PNG) – namely my PFX Classic Chrome – and Color Mapping of very specific color oriented photos – in this case a photo by Lisa from Conwy UK (instagram – Lis welshie.wonders) Golden Textile @ https://www.pexels.com/ – Thank you Lisa !Continue reading “NEW PictureFX Lut Update – PictureFX Classic Chrome Gold”

New Luts Update – Fresh LUT’s

A database of Luts (all .cube format), searchable in various ways via keywords.The Sites “About” : “freshLUTs is the world’s largest collection of free LUTs. You can browse and download any LUT you like. You can also add LUTs to your favorites and keep track of all the LUTs you downloaded. Filmmakers can upload theirContinue reading “New Luts Update – Fresh LUT’s”

New Recipe Update – Øyvind Nordhagen

This Oslo based photographer got in touch after finding “The Largest Collection…” here on OSP.He has currently published two recipes, but what I immediately noticed is the very well researched and documented description in his recipes, that, and the pictures for illustration proof that a lot of work has gone into this recipes.I also likeContinue reading “New Recipe Update – Øyvind Nordhagen”

“Unboxing” GrossGrade Professional Color Enhancement & Grading

Hey, A “normal unboxing” is a video in which someone receives a package and unpacks it. The unpacker provides a video and the steps he takes with comments and thus gives his very first impression.Well, I don’t have a package here, but I do have some new software that I found on the internet –Continue reading ““Unboxing” GrossGrade Professional Color Enhancement & Grading”

New Luts Update – SmallHD + Basic steps for Lut Using in Darktable

Hello, here we are again with a new Lut (Cube) update, however ! This time I used a different way of presenting.Well, in the WordPress editor, there is a way to convert your new article into a podcast of sorts, and I’ve actually been interested in that for a long time.However, the method offered –Continue reading “New Luts Update – SmallHD + Basic steps for Lut Using in Darktable”

New LUT Update – FiLMiC

I think that several (if not all) photographers among us have used a smartphone for making videos and photos, and there is nothing wrong with that, I also do that sometimes. As they say: the best camera is the one you have with you. Even for product shots I dare to use the smartphone, easyContinue reading “New LUT Update – FiLMiC”

New Lut Update – Juan Melara

Oh boy, yes, again a great set of Luts in Cube format, my computers disks are exploding of the many luts !Getting the “largest Collection Luts/Presets and Recipes” together, runs like clockwork.And I’m very happy for that.My advice is : create an extra folder for newly downloaded Luts, and keep the ones you really likeContinue reading “New Lut Update – Juan Melara”

PictureFX Vintage Kodachrome 1936 Frank Glencairn

Frank Glencairn’s article and the Luts were a success, many readers have visited his page and downloaded the Luts.It is not every day that an award winning filmmaker gives away free coloring Luts.And judging by the photo of Frank, he seems to be a very nice guy to.As I wrote, the Lut in Cube formatContinue reading “PictureFX Vintage Kodachrome 1936 Frank Glencairn”

How To Preview all your Luts ?

Do you like Film Simulations ?Do you use Lut’s for this ?Then you should definitely read on ! If, like me, you have a lot of Lut’s on your computer, it can be difficult to find out which Lut fits best with a picture,especially if you have to load them one by one in yourContinue reading “How To Preview all your Luts ?”

New Film Simulation: PictureFX Cinematic – National Geographic

National Geographic, a new PictureFX Film Simulation in the Cinematic series.The previous Cinematic Simulation called “Crime Scene” was published in November 2020, so it’s high time for a new one !This one (and another one) actually stayed in the drawer for a long time, on one hand because I was also working on other simulations,Continue reading “New Film Simulation: PictureFX Cinematic – National Geographic”

125 Free Luts

Yes, 125 free Luts – all in Cube format, this time from commercial manufacturers : ON1 and Rocketstock.But they are free, only an email is required but no registration for ON1, direct download for Rocketstock.Just to be clear, I don’t get money to promote someone or a company, normally I don’t like to use commercialContinue reading “125 Free Luts”

New page for Film Simulations added in the menu …

It was probably already clear that a new page was coming, and here it is: “The Largest Collection for Nikon, Sony, Pentax, Canon, Olympus …”And in the meantime, and by the help of good friends, also updated with new links for Nikon, but also Canon and Olympus.Like all other pages, I only post links toContinue reading “New page for Film Simulations added in the menu …”

New Addition to the “Largest Collection of Presets” list – Fujifilm Simulations by Stuart Sowerby transformed to DT Styles

On the French website Darktable.fr there is a download available for Fujifilm Simulation DT Styles based on the Lut’s created by Stuart Sowerby. Originally based on the X-Trans III sensor, but they are styles, so who cares ! They are Fujifilm simulations! and you can apply them to any raw file, no matter what sensor.Continue reading “New Addition to the “Largest Collection of Presets” list – Fujifilm Simulations by Stuart Sowerby transformed to DT Styles”

New developed CUBE files for Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Davinci Resolve,…

PictureFX Pro Provia, Velvia, Classic Chrome, Superia 200, Acros 100II – CUBE A while ago I started converting Lut’s to Cube format, because there was a demand for it.For this I installed conversion software on my computer, and according to the creator of that software the resulting .cube files are suitable for Adobe CS6 andContinue reading “New developed CUBE files for Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Davinci Resolve,…”

The Largest Collection of Recipes brought together – Updated

The page of “The Largest Collection of Recipes brought together” is highly updated.There were also broken links, broken menus and some adjustments needed here and there.Normally, you should now have full access to the page again, and you can also find the new additions that I have discovered in the last few months. Be shureContinue reading “The Largest Collection of Recipes brought together – Updated”

PictureFX Pro Fujifilm Superia 200

Although Fujifilm Superia is not one of the standard film simulations on a Fujifilm camera, Fuji still has a “similar to” (as they say themselves) in their options, namely the Classic Negative.For some strange reason, Fujifilm Superia was not considered a film for “Professional” use.But after reading countless reviews, visiting chat rooms and forums, photoContinue reading “PictureFX Pro Fujifilm Superia 200”

New Addition for the “Largest Collection of Presets” list – t3mujinpack of João Pedro Almeida

updated 20 march 2021 I have found a nice collection of presets for use in Darktable.I haven’t been able to test them myself yet, but it looks very good, and it’s an impressive list of film simulations.Unfortunately, at the moment all of my time is going into work (my last 5 weeks before retirement), andContinue reading “New Addition for the “Largest Collection of Presets” list – t3mujinpack of João Pedro Almeida”

PictureFX Lomo Flower Power

Hi Guys! Whasup ! Feeling Lomo and a bit Flower Power! No, I haven’t been smoking something 🙂This is just a new PictureFX creation.The next Film Simulation is still days if not weeks away, To put it briefly, for a sunset filter you need a sunset, for a “real film” simulation I need specific subjectsContinue reading “PictureFX Lomo Flower Power”

New 35mm Analog Film Simulations in the “Oven” – and follow up on “my latest purchases”

Actually, in the “oven” is speaking early probably, they are not “baked” yet 🙂 I also did not intend to make other Film Simulations outside of Fujifilm Simulations, however, circumstances can change and in this case it did. Being more busy with real film is the most important reason I think, it automatically created theContinue reading “New 35mm Analog Film Simulations in the “Oven” – and follow up on “my latest purchases””

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”

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