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Top 5 Films Perfect For Portraits

Photographers just love to shoot people and, depending on one's style and shooting preferences, most have a choice go-to film brand when an assignment calls for portraits. From color negatives to slides to black & whites, there's a perfect portraiture emulsion available at the Online Shop just for you!

Photo by earlybird

Lomography Color Negative 100 (35mm / 120)

For colors that pop and sharpness so fierce, there’s the trusty Lomography CN 100. Studio shots look superb but this film loves the sun, too!

Photo by jeahh

LomoChrome Purple XR 100-400

For unexpected hues on infrared-like images, the LomoChrome Purple is worth experimenting with! Definitely for trippier shoot concepts.

Photo by srmarcus

Kodak Portra (160NC 35mm / 400VC 120)

If true-to-life skin tones and ultra fine grain is what you’re after, look no further than Kodak’s Portra line of color negative emulsions. Whether you like Natural Color or Vivid Color, shades stay life-like.

Photo by vici

Kodak T-Max (100 ISO 120 / 400 ISO 35mm)

Go timelessly classic with monochromatic portraits. Take a pick from any of our B&W films for photos that will transcend decades.

Photo by warning

Fuji Provia 100F

For standout Lomographs of your chosen subjects, why not give slide film a go? Cross-process your roll and get an explosion of surreal color!

Visit the Online Shop to see our diverse selection of films. Browse Lomographs by brands of film or read community-written emulsion Reviews.

written by denisesanjose


  1. disdis


    I agree!

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  2. denisesanjose


    Picturesque portraits by @earlybird @jeahh @srmarcus @vici @warning!

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