Fujifilm X-Trans I Recipes

The film simulation recipes below are compatible with Fujifilm X-Trans I sensor cameras, which are the X-Pro1, X-E1 and X-M1. I don’t have many recipes for these cameras yet, but I do plan to grow this list. Feel free to try X-Trans II and Bayer recipes on your X-Trans I camera, as some of them are compatible, but will produce slightly different results. These recipes can be used on X-Trans II and Bayer models, but the results will be slightly different.

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  1. Jim Donaldson · November 20, 2020

    I donated $5. Let me know if you get it. I appreciate what you are doing.

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  2. Juan ramon arevalo · March 9, 2021

    There goes mine. Great job man.

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  3. easy endurance · June 13, 2021

    Hey Ritchie, I love these recipes and will donate soon, but I find they underexpose the vast majority of times. Any Ideas? I turned the exposure compensation dial to +2/3 and I’m still getting dark images. Thanks

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    • Ritchie Roesch · June 14, 2021

      I typically use Multi Metering (and sometimes Spot). Which metering mode do you use?


      • easy endurance · June 21, 2021

        Found out I was accidentally using the “average” metering option. So maybe that was part of the problem. I Will let you know how it goes. Thanks Ritchie!

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      • Ritchie Roesch · June 22, 2021

        I hope it helps


  4. Tangi · September 16, 2021

    Thanks you very much for all that New recipes for our loved old x-trans 1. Are you planning to made more B&W ?
    Just a question about DR and ISO setting… For DR400, for exemple, do you set ISO at 800 minimum ?
    (Sorry i’m french😁)

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    • Ritchie Roesch · September 18, 2021

      Yes, there will definitely be more! DR400 does indeed require a minimum ISO of 800.


      • Tangi · September 18, 2021

        Thanks ! I’m doing well then 🙂 that’s so nice! Thanks you again. (I’ll buy the app in the future)

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  5. Freddy S · November 21, 2021

    The X-M1 is a bit of an odd camera: while it has an X-Trans I sensor its internal image processor is the same as in the X100s, X100t, X-E2 etc. Thus jpegs from the X-M1 look look and behave like those from X-Trans II (eg X-M1 has high contrast provia) and not at all like the other Xtrans I cameras X-e1 and X-pro 1 (and x100) which use the older image processor.

    So for film recipes I would suggest to list the X-M1 under the X-trans II recipes!
    It is the image processor that creates the jpgs, in fact the Xtrans I and II sensors are identical except for the presence of phase detect AF sites. The difference is that all x-trans ii cameras (plus X-M1) use the x processor ii.

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    • Ritchie Roesch · November 21, 2021

      It is, in fact, an odd one. The X-A1 also uses the same processor, but a Bayer sensor. X-Trans II is a little warmer than X-Trans I, for whatever reason.
      I did a test a couple months back: I shot the same scene, using the same lens and settings, on an X-Pro1, X-M1, and X-T1. The differences weren’t huge, but each camera produced a little different result. The X-M1 was a little closer to the X-Pro1 (in my opinion), yet subtly different. So maybe it should be in a category by itself? I’m not sure.
      I appreciate the comment!


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