Best Film for Portraits: Kodak Portra 400 vs Fuji Pro 400H [Video]

In this video we’re going to be comparing Kodak Portra 400 and Fuji Pro 400H and answering the question - which one is better for portraits?

Now choosing the right film for your photography is a personal choice, but some films definitely outperform others when it comes to certain styles of photography.

When it comes to choosing a color negative film for your portrait work, you definitely cannot go wrong with either Kodak Portra 400 or Fuji Pro 400H.  Both films have been a top choice for portrait and wedding photographers who shoot film.

So which one is the best film for portraits?

All images in this video were shot on Portra 400 and Fuji Pro 400H in 35mm with a Nikon F4 and 85mm f/1.4 lens.


About the Author

Dan Bullman is a portrait photographer and YouTuber based in Boston. He produces educational videos, gear reviews and other content to make you a better photographer faster.  His videos have been viewed over 1 million times.  His portrait work has been featured on accounts like @moodyports @followingboston and @portraitmeet.