DxO built its reputation on scientifically-derived lens correction profiles, building them into DxO Optics Pro, an application designed to remove all possible imperfections from digital images.

But it also produces an application that sets out to recreate all the flaws, quirks and inaccuracies of traditional films and darkroom processes. DxO FilmPack 4 adds textures, frames and ‘light leaks’ to digitally degrade your images to evoked old photos, styles and memories.

So can DxO’s boffins recapture the ‘soul’ of analog film, and how well do its film simulations and retro effects actually work? Click here to read my full DxO FilmPack 4 review.