How to replicate the faded pastel look of medium format film cameras, for example, that use Fujifilm Portra 400 film stock? The sequence of steps and effects, especially pertaining to hue and saturation, that would roughly best capture the tonality of the pastel film look would be helpful.

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    An example of such a photo would be nice. Jan 1 at 21:09
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    Found some nice draggable before and after shots of it here for example: kmcdougall.com/fuji-preset
    – user610620
    Jan 1 at 21:32
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    Medium format film doesn't necessarily have a faded pastel look. In fact the vast majority of MF work that has been done over the past century or so does not fit that description. The work of Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, Dorothea Lange, the Bechers, etc. could hardly be described as having a "faded pastel" look. With film photography, a certain "look" is entirely dependent upon the film used and developing methods employed, not the camera. Portra 400 is NOT a camera, it's a type of film used in any number of different cameras.
    – Michael C
    Jan 2 at 8:16
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    Medium format and pastel-look are orthogonal concepts, as already pointed out. Why do you think it has something to do with medium format? Medium format is a film size. For example, Portra 400 comes in 135 and 120 sizes, as does Tri-X, Ektar 100, Velvia...
    – osullic
    Jan 3 at 0:55
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    @user610620 Maybe it could more appropriately be disentangled in the question?
    – Michael C
    Jan 5 at 2:05

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