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A Lightroom Preset for the Fujifilm X100V (Classic Chrome)

I have a collection of Lightroom presets that I use with different camera and lens combinations. I have been a long time fan of the Fujifilm X100 series camera taking one everywhere since 2011. Recently I been fine tuning a Lightroom preset that enhances the appearance of JPGs shot in Classic Chrome or Eterna Cinema using the the X100V camera.

Although I designed this Lightroom preset for the X100V it should have similar outcomes on other Fujifilm cameras that offer Classic Chrome or Eterna Cinema. Even if you don’t have such a camera feel free to give the Lightroom Preset a try on your images. Note this preset is also included in the FlixelPix X100V Lightroom Preset Pack.

With the X100 cameras I shoot JPG and use film simulation bracketing. This captures 3 versions of the image

1. Velvia,
2. Classic Chrome or Eterna Cinema and

I then review all 3 images in Lightroom CC and generally work with either the ACROS of Classic Chrome images.

Although I love the muted feel of Classic Chrome and Eterna Cinema there are times when you want to lift the image. This is the Lightroom Preset I use as a starting point.

Lightroom Preset for Fujifilm X100V

Use the slider to compare the before and after image.

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Once applied I will make micro adjustments to the exposure, black level and shadows/highlights. This is particularly relevant when shooting into the sun.

I have also been shooting with Fujifilm’s weather sealing filter and I have had to ‘heal’a few flare spots in images but Lightroom makes this relatively straight forward. Download the Lightroom Preset below :

Note. : Presets are used at your own risk and act as a starting point for any image. If you use the preset I’d appreciate a link back to this page. Also see – the FlixelPix X100V Lightroom Preset Pack.


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