Get Them Tones Perfect! The Best Film for Portrait Photography

There’s something wonderful about the way that film renders skin tones.

When you shoot portraits with film, you’re expecting a specific look. This is so yearned for that there are digital presets created to emulate the look. But it’s never quite the same thing. Shooting with film is a lot more involved. But the extra work you do is always worth it. The reward is something worth bragging over. So we dove into our Reviews Index to find some of the best film for portrait photography. Take a look at our favorites!

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Those Rolls of Kodak Ektachrome 100 Going Out Are Beta Only; Still Awaiting Final Results

A few photographers recently revealed on social media that boxes of Kodak Ektachrome 100 35mm slide film were sent to them by Kodak for beta testing, sparking analog envy from fellow photographers also awaiting the return of this iconic film stock.

They say good things come to those who wait and it seems Kodak is bent on making us wait just a little more before we get the Kodak Ektachrome 100 slide film in our eager hands. The last time the film giant gave us any major piece of news was in June when they teased us with a bunch of new film scans. While it got us all hyped up anew, we couldn’t help but wonder just when exactly will this prized, iconic film stock be back on the market and in our cameras?

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Kodak Teases New Ektachrome 100 Film, Gets Us Wanting Better Scans

Kodak has finally shared some snaps from their successful pilot-scale test of the new Ektachrome 100. All of us are excited, but many are perplexed about the quality of the images.

It’s been over a year since Kodak’s big announcement that they’re bringing back the iconic Ektachrome 100 slide film in 35mm format. The revival was supposed to happen during holiday season 2017, but unfortunately, that didn’t happen and film fans have been kept waiting. After what we can only guess as a rigorous long-term testing, Kodak finally has a substantial update for us in the form of some successful test shots. It definitely stoked the fire for those of us who have been eagerly waiting, but also got most of us wondering if there has been some mistake with scanning the film.

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