Featured Lightroom Preset – Kodak Ektachrome 64 Emulation

Featured Lightroom Preset - Kodak Ektachrome 64 Film Emulation


The Kodak Ektachrome 64 Film Emulation preset is a featured Lightroom preset from Presetpro.com that captures the essence of the classic Kodak Ektachrome 64 film. This preset uses a custom profile to accurately reproduce the original analog film’s vibrant colors and fine-grain structure, making it an excellent choice for photographers seeking to add a nostalgic touch to their digital images.

History of Kodak Ektachrome 64 Analog Film

Kodak Ektachrome 64 was introduced in the early 1970s as a high-quality, daylight-balanced slide film. It quickly gained popularity among professional photographers for its fine grain, vibrant color rendition, and sharpness. Ektachrome 64 became a staple in photography, especially in landscape, fashion, and travel photography. Its distinctive look helped define the visual aesthetics of the era, making it an iconic choice for photographers worldwide.

Film Characteristics of Kodak Ektachrome 64

Kodak Ektachrome 64 is renowned for its vibrant color palette, producing rich, saturated colors with a slight blue bias that enhances the coolness of images, making it ideal for landscapes and outdoor scenes. It features a fine-grain structure, ensuring high detail and sharpness, which is perfect for enlargements and high-resolution prints. The film also offers a balanced contrast, delivering deep blacks and bright highlights while preserving detail in the mid-tones.

Kodak Ektachrome 64 Film Emulation

The Kodak Ektachrome 64 Film Emulation preset and profile have been meticulously designed to replicate these characteristics in Lightroom. Here are some key features of the preset and profile:

  • Color Profile: Utilizes a custom profile to match the color rendition of Ektachrome 64.
  • Grain Effect: Adds a subtle grain effect to mimic the film’s fine grain structure.
  • Profile Adjustment: Fine-tune the profile to reflect the film’s balanced tonal range.


The Kodak Ektachrome 64 Film Emulation preset from PresetPro.com is a powerful tool for photographers who want to infuse their digital images with the timeless charm of classic film. Its accurate reproduction of Ektachrome 64’s color, grain, and tonal characteristics makes it an invaluable addition to any photographer’s toolkit. Whether you’re a professional or an enthusiast, this preset will help you achieve stunning, vintage-inspired results.

Key Takeaways



Film Type & Speed

Kodak Ektachrome 64 is a Slide film, ISO 64.

Sharpness & Grain

Known for its high sharpness, fine grain structure

Color Reproduction

Vibrant, saturated colors with a slight blue bias

Best For

Ideal for Landscape, travel, fashion photography.


E-6 process for color reversal films.

Alternative Films

Comparable alternatives include Fujifilm Velvia, and Provia.


FAQs About Kodak Ektachrome 64

Q: How do I install the Ektachrome 64 Film Emulation preset in Lightroom?

A: Download the preset file, open Lightroom, and import the preset via the Presets panel in the Develop module.

Q: Can I customize the preset settings?

A: Absolutely! Our preset serves as a solid foundation. Feel free to tweak the settings to match your creative vision.

Q: What type of photos work best with this preset?

A: Thanks to its vibrant color rendition and fine-grain structure, the preset is suitable for landscape, travel, and fashion photography

Q: Will the preset work on both RAW and JPEG files?

A: Yes, the preset works with JPEG and RAW files, but we recommend using RAW files for the best results.

Q: Is this preset part of a larger collection?

A: It is part of the Complete Lightroom Collection, which includes various other film emulation presets.

Q: Where can I find Lightroom presets that emulate the Kodak Ektachrome Film?

A: Many photographers and preset creators offer Lightroom presets designed to emulate the look of Ektachrome. These can be found on photography resource websites or digital marketplaces like Presetpro.com


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