D800 vs MF Film, not a standard question

Started Nov 7, 2012 | Discussions thread
lukaw Regular Member • Posts: 313
Re: D800 vs MF Film, not a standard question

plasnu wrote:

lukaw wrote:

plasnu wrote:

lukaw wrote:

By the way, in post processing (I shoot RAW) I can create any 'look' that I desire.

I'm not limited to the particular characteristic of a certain film.

I'm very curious how close you can make digital image look like film (especially negative film ie Portra), since I have yet to see any digital film simulation method that looks real. I researched it for a very long time. To me, it seems to be impossible to make a digital image look like a film.

I would like see a Web site where I can see your pictures.

Precondition to an ability to create a 'look' that you are aiming for is mastering PP and I prefer PhotoShop.

The same way that developers created ready made plug-ins, and it's not a rocket science, you can achieve the 'look' by yourself.

Just to name a few, you have "imagenomic" and there web sight is:


and it tells you "How to shoot Film with a Digital camera".

Another free sight is: http://www.cgm-online.com/eiperle/cgm_aged_film_le_e.html

Final Cut Pro offers film simulators as well.


You can look at FilmConvert and their sight is: http://filmconvert.com/

Above I have mentioned just a few.

You can create even better plug-ins once you master PhotoShop.

The same way that you keep your anonymity, I value my own and for this reason I cannot disclose my website. I would like to avoid FB from individuals which lack civility like "brightcolours".

​However, I will be happy to assist you, anyway I can, just PM me.

Thank you very much for the links. Some of the site linked are new to me, and I'll take a look at them tonight.

You are welcome.

I forgot to mention and I don't know if you are aware of the following program.

Silver Efex Pro is an excellent program to convert color to B&W.

The program includes  adjustments for 18 B&W films

You can download a trial version.


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