Fujifilm X-Trans III + X-T3 & X-T30 Film Simulation Recipe: Porto 200

Yellow Bike – Farmington, UT – Fujifilm X-T30 – “Porto 200”

The name of this recipe is not a typo. Awhile back I was asked to make a film simulation recipe for Fujifilm X-Trans II cameras that mimic the aesthetic of photographer João Falcão. I was able to create an X-Trans II recipe that was fairly close, although perhaps not exact. Certainly if you like João’s aesthetic, you’ll appreciate those settings. I called that recipe Porto 200 because Porto is the city in Portugal where João is from. While Porto means “port” I think it has a nice film-stock-like name, similar to “Portra” for example. While there is no film called Porto 200, I decided to use the name anyway.

This Porto 200 recipe is an adaptation of the X-Trans II settings for X-Trans III, plus X-T3 and X-T30, cameras. It’s got a great Kodak-like print-film analog aesthetic. If you have a Fujifilm X-Trans III camera, or the X-T3 or X-T30, I invite you to give it a try. This recipe was one of the original Patron Early-Access recipes on the Fuji X Weekly App, but now it is available to everyone, since a different Early-Access recipe has replaced it—if you are a Patron, be sure to look for it on the App!

Winter Trees – Layton, UT – Fujifilm X-T30 – “Porto 200”

PRO Neg. Std
Dynamic Range: DR200
Highlight: -1
Shadow: 0
Color: 0
Color Chrome Effect: Off or N/A
Sharpness: 0
Noise Reduction: -4
Grain Effect: Weak
White Balance: Shade, 0 Red & -4 Blue
ISO: Auto up to ISO 6400
Exposure Compensation: +1/3 to +2/3 (typically)

Sample photographs, all camera-made JPEGs, captured with a Fujifilm X-T30 using this Porto 200 film simulation recipe:

Monumental – Bountiful, UT – Fujifilm X-T30
Bike in Waiting – Bountiful, UT – Fujifilm X-T30
Yellow Jacket – Bountiful, UT – Fujifilm X-T30
Studio 10 – Bountiful, UT – Fujifilm X-T30
Brick Reflections – Bountiful, UT – Fujifilm X-T30
Opposite Directions – Bountiful, UT – Fujifilm X-T30
Reflecting on Empty Spaces – Bountiful, UT – Fujifilm X-T30
Windshield Bokeh – Farmington, UT – Fujifilm X-T30
Do Not McEnter – Roy, UT – Fujifilm X-T30
Night Train – Clinton, UT – Fujifilm X-T30

Find this film simulation recipe and nearly 200 more on the Fuji X Weekly — Film Recipes App!

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