Learn Fujifilm Film Simulations

Discover when and why to use the different Fujifilm film simulations in this free course.


Course rating

(94 reviews)

Course objectives

What you'll learn by the end of this course

Learn how and when to apply each Fujifilm film simulation to your own photographic style for better photos out of the camera

Discover the philosophy of, reasoning behind, and advantages of Fujifilm film simulations

See how different colors are rendered by different film simulations

Learn why the ACROS black & white film simulation has color filters and when to use them

Included In This Course

What you get in this free Fujifilm film simulation course

3 videos

40 minutes over 3 videos explain the differences between the Fujifilm film simulations and when & why to use them.

Film simulation quiz

Do you understand the film simulations after this course? Take the quiz to find out!

Film simulation cheat sheet

Download a cheat sheet for offline reference & study.

Course curriculum

    1. Intro

    1. What Are Film Simulations?

    2. Choosing Color Film Simulations

    3. Black & White Film Simulations (ACROS)

    1. Film Simulation Quiz!

    2. Download: Film Simulation Cheat Sheet

    3. What Do You Do with Film Simulations Next?

    4. Course Review & Feedback

About this course

  • Free
  • Time to complete: 1 hour
  • Skill level: All
  • Film Simulation cheat sheet

Film Simulation Comparisons Included

All Fujifilm Film Simulations included in this course:

  • ACROS + color filters

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Questions this Film Simulation course will answer

  • What's the difference between PROVIA & ASTIA?
  • What kind of color shift does CLASSIC CHROME have?
  • When should I use PRO NEG STD or PRO NEG HI?
  • What effects will I get from the different ACROS filters?
  • Which film simulation is best for my style and subject matter?
  • Why would I use ETERNA BLEACH BYPASS instead of ETERNA?
  • CLASSIC NEG and NOSTALGIC NEG look the same - how are they different?

Get the answers here
I highly recommend this short course. The information is clearly and professionally presented with graphics and images to demonstrate the different film simulations and how they relate and differ from each other and why you would choose to use them. Prior to discovering this course, I spent several days reading blogs and watching YouTube videos about Fujifilm film simulations before I made the decision to purchase my first Fujifilm Camera, time which I would have saved had I watched this course first. All of the relevant information was condensed into a short series of logically organised and clearly presented videos, and I now feel completely confident to use the simulations in my camera.

Zara Hawthorne


I'm a brand new Fujifilm shooter (have shot Sony my whole life) and so these film simulations are both incredible and overwhelming. I've read many different articles, watched YouTube videos, and read Fujifilm's own descriptions on their film simulations, however none were nearly as effective as this course. This course distills all of the important information necessary (without overwhelming you), and then compares and contrasts them in photos with very helpful narration. Although I am new, I am very confident that even seasoned Fuji shooters will learn something from this course. I am extremely likely to buy courses here in the future. Thank you very much for this wonderful free course, it is greatly appreciated!

Patrick McAnuff


i learned that i need to start using classic neg just as much as ive been using classic chrome

kenny gold


Excellent course and helped me fully understand the differences and similarities in the various fujifilm film simulations.

Beverly Jay


The course is very informative and yet pleasantly compact. It inspired me to experiment even more with simulations, work with manual white balance and further discover my own style.

Andre Frin


This is the most comprehensive explanation of the film simulations I have encountered. I have struggled to determine how to use them without the complex recipes suggested by others. Thank you.

Hans Schweinfurth


I highly recommend this course for anybody who's a newbie in Fujifilm photography for getting an understanding of how powerful is their camera.

Huzdup Alexandru


I had watched a lot of videos online about Fuji Film simulations before and have used them for nearly a year. I still learned a lot of new things that i didn't know. It gave me a new perspective on how to make the best use of the simulations. Thank you.

David Kroll


Tuesday, September 08, 2020, 3:43 p.m. - Great intro to and also great details on the Fuji sims with accompanying sim comparison photos. I will be going through this course again to pick up details and tips that I missed on the first pass. Well produced videos with a narrator that had a great communication skills, not to mention a great voice.

Don J J Carroll


John's course provided a great overview of Fuji's Film simulations. When to use them and in what situations were covered in detail. I recommend Fuji shooters take this course.

Jason Nelson


in-depth and very informative with examples

Harish Chilbule



George Wright


Great! Very helpful

Joaquin Busch


By showing examples of different film styles and written as well as oral communication, it was well explained.

Allan Newman


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