The lens that you use for shooting portraits with makes a remarkable difference. You wouldn't want your photo to appear flat, and you should be able to draw sharp focus on your subject. The Lomogon 2.5/32 Art Lens is a great all-rounder, particularly for portraits. It performs well in all lighting conditions and with its Dial-style aperture mechanism, produces a nice bokeh that highlights your subject. In this chapter of Lomogon Wanderlust Diaries, our favorite photographers demonstrate what the Lomogon can do in portraiture!
Haruka Yamamoto is a Japanese photographer who is fascinated by film photography’s fragile atmosphere. To shoot in the busy streets of Tokyo, she used the fast Lomogon 2.5/32 Art Lens.
Ruby June is a fashion photographer by day and an actress and drummer by night. Her photographs are cinematically charged, drawing on playful style elements to create an aesthetic that is uniquely her own.
Klive Lai (@klive0420) is one of the most active Lomographers in the community. For his Lomogon diary, he took advantage of the lens's wide perspective and shot some portraits in an abandoned industrial site in Taiwan.