Photoshop Actions to Emulate Black & White Films

black and white films emulation photoshop 1

Black & White Vol. 1

  • 65.Kodalith Ortho
  • 66.Kodak Technical Pan
  • 67.Kodak Panatomic-X
  • 68.Ilford Pan-F Plus
  • 69.Ilford Ortho Plus
  • 70.Agfa APX 100
  • 71.Fuji Neopan 100 Acros
  • 72.Ilford Delta 100

Also including all needed film grain patterns

65.Kodalith Ortho

Provides kind of graphic design style to images due to its high contrast. It has ultra fine grain.

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66.Kodak Technical Pan

Film simulation for Photoshop. Mainly used in outdoor photography, it was discontinued in 2004.

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67.Kodak Panatomic-X

Iconic black and white film from Kodak, it was launched in 1933 and discontinued in 1987.

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68.Ilford Pan-F Plus

The finest grain in Ilford family. It renders very soft and smooth skin tones, due to its low contrast.

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69.Ilford Ortho Plus

Orthochromatic film (sensitive to blue and green lights). It applies high contrast and fine grain.

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70.Agfa APX 100

Actually discontinued, a revival of this film has been announced by german manufacturer ADOX.

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71.Fuji Neopan 100 Acros

Vintage black-white film simulation action for Photoshop. It's Fuji's newest B&W film.

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72.Ilford Delta 100

Tabular grain film (silver halide crystals in the emulsion are flatter than usual) introduced in 1992.

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Black & White films emulation 2

Black & White Vol. 2

  • 73.Ilford FP-4 Plus
  • 74.Agfa Scala 200
  • 75.Fuji Neopan 400
  • 76.Kodak Tri-X 400
  • 77.Ilford HP-5 Plus
  • 78.Fuji Neopan 1600
  • 79.Kodak T-Max 3200
  • 80.Ilford Delta 3200

Also including all needed film grain patterns

73.Ilford FP-4 Plus

Film introduced in 1990 and still in production today. It is also know as FP4+.

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74.Agfa Scala 200

Film with tonality similar to that of APX 100, but with bigger film grain.

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75.Fuji Neopan 400

Considered a professional black & white film capable of attaining superior image results.

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76.Kodak Tri-X 400

Introduced in 1940, the favorite for photo-journalists Robert Capa or Henri Cartier-Bresson.

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77.Ilford HP-5 Plus

Ilford's best selling film of all times, introduced in 1935. First HP film (Hypersensitive Panchromatic).

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78.Fuji Neopan 1600

Characterized for its high sensitivity and sharpness, it is considered a multi-purpose film.

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79.Kodak T-Max 3200

Panchromatic film with tabular-grain discontinued in 2012. The highest sensitivity in Kodak family.

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80.Ilford Delta 3200

The highest sensitivity in Ilford family, it adds a very characteristic grainy look.

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black and white films emulation 3

Black & White Vol. 3

  • 81.Agfa Rollei Ortho 25
  • 82.Agfa APX 25
  • 83.Agfa Rollei Retro 80
  • 84.Fomapan Classic 100
  • 85.Kodak T-Max 100
  • 86.Kodak Plus-X 125
  • 87.Agfa APX 400
  • 88.Kodak BW 400 CN

Also including all needed film grain patterns

81.Agfa Rollei Ortho 25

Characterized by its fine grain and high sharpness, it is used for graphical purposes.

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82.Agfa APX 25

Distinguished by its soft grain, it is used for general purposes when shooting under daylight.

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83.Agfa Rollei Retro 80

Very rare and unique in its kind, it's really appreciated among artists and graphic designers.

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84.Fomapan Classic 100

One of the most popular films produced by czech company "Foma Bohemia".

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85.Kodak T-Max 100

Considered one of the best black & white films ever made. It applies very fine film grain.

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86.Kodak Plus-X 125

Film produced from 1954 to 2011, very similar to Kodak T-Max 100.

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87.Agfa APX 400

Produced by Agfa since 1990, it's actually discontinued. Renders a particular interpretation of reality.

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88.Kodak BW 400 CN

Its chromogenic emulsion gives a superior contrast and sharpness compared to other ISO 400 films.

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slide films emulation 1

Black & White Vol. 4

  • 89.Kentmere 100
  • 90.Rollei Retro 100 Tonal
  • 91.Fomapan Creative 200
  • 92.Ilford Delta 400
  • 93.Kodak T-Max 400
  • 94.Ilford XP-2 400
  • 95.Fuji Neopan 400 CN
  • 96.Ilford HPS

Also including all needed film grain patterns

89.Kentmere 100

Film characterized by its high end sharpness and contrast, used in a wide range of applications.

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90.Rollei Retro 100 Tonal

Orthopanchromatic film used for general purposes photography, with very high sharpness and soft grain.

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91.Fomapan Creative 200

Film frequently used in outdoor photography, when adverse light conditions appear.

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92.Ilford Delta 400

Great sharpness and detail preservation, an ideal choice to capture action and sports.

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93.Kodak T-Max 400

Very similar to T-Max 100, it is the favorite film of traditional photo-journalists.

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94.Ilford XP-2 400

Photoshop action to emulate this very versatile film due to its high sensitivity.

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95.Fuji Neopan 400 CN

One of the most popular black & white films from Fuji. Used in situations when capturing the action is essential.

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96.Ilford HPS

Actually discontinued, it was used in a wide range of scenes due to its high sensitivity.

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