HOW TO EDIT DIGITAL PHOTOS TO MAKE THEM LOOKS LIKE FILM?
First of all we need to understand what are the real film colors. There are lots of misconception about it. For example that film pictures have greenish shadows, overexposured, faded(lack of contrast) and have a lot of noise.
This misconception arises when people download "film" presets from the Internet, apply them without understanding how the real film images will looks in this light conditions. As result they usually have green in the shadows, overexposure and acid colors. In fact film pictures are very multifaceted and gives quite different colors and contrast in a different light conditions.
Film pictures usually have:
1. Pure colors
2. Proper white balance
3. Special, film contrast
4. Lack of acid colors (harmonious color palette)
After many tries to find in internet presets which suits for my raw files and very very bad experience with it I decided to find my own approach to editing raw. #Contax645_color_lessons consists of more than 220 examples of film and digital images taken at the same time and the same place. So, you can understand differences of film and raw as well as find my personal method of editing digital photos to make them looks like film. No third-party filters and plug-ins are used - only real film and digital frames.