HP is a cubic-grain black-and-white film from Ilford Photo with a long history. It originated as Hypersensitive Panchromatic plates in Since then it has progressed through a number of versions, with HP5 plus (HP5+ for short) being the latest. The main competitor of Ilford HP5 Plus is Kodak Tri-X It is my opinion that some photographers mistakenly regard ILFORD HP5 PLUS and its predecessors to be a somewhat cheaper alternative to. Rank, Latest Photo, Photos, Topics, Joined Group. #1, greenlapwing, , 0, 9 years ago. #2, Yriy Karpenko, , 0, 1 year ago. #3, franco-li, , 0, 3 years ago.

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With the exception of a single dark strip across one negative which may well have been my error while developing this film is beautiful. If you work with either of them, pick a developer, work carefully and take notes, you can get any effect you want. In Stock Update Location close. Like what you see here? Ilford HP5 is a film that ipford simple to use overall. Fortunately, the Contax S2 has a built in […].

Getting started in photography and wondering which film to choose? Understanding that the XP-2 is color film, we only printed in black and white. Ilford HP5 Plus reviews. I just checked and they are exactly the same price at the 3 online stores where I get my film.


Ilford’s HP5 Plus Black and White Negative Film is a traditional and versatile panchromatic film designed for general use ph5 a wide variety of shooting conditions. HP5 Plus is a flexible film type that is ideally suited for use in general photographic applications in an array of different lighting conditions. I shot many action shots with the roll.

Film review: ILFORD HP5 PLUS in 35mm, 120 and sheet formats

They were so crisp and clear, and perfectly exposed. The photos here show off a nice looking film that appears classic in its appearance. I am Maxime Evangelista and this is why…. Hp5 is light years behind the shadow detail and small grain of Tri-X. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. This item is one exposure roll of 35mm film and is supplied in a DX-coded cassette. Its wide exposure latitude makes it a great choice for beginners, those returning to film as well as the more experienced professional users.

Push processed ilforrd stop. My results suggest they could stretch this at least a couple of stops faster — more on that further down. All format 35mm format 65mm format Large format Medium format.

Place your order by 5pm Wed Jan 2 and your order will ship the same day. I previously have used XP-2 Super, which I prefer, but cannot use in class as we don’t have the chemistry to develop it ourselves.


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The Voigtlander Bessa used for this review was in great condition, as was the lens. Ilford HP5 Plus accessories. This flexibility is great, if you find yourself with just this stuff left and you’re in the middle of some historic event without a lot of light, you’re not out of luck! If you scan, your mileage will vary. Ilford HP5 Plus 35mm Photos were crisp with a fine grain. I had the aperture set to 1. HP5 PLUS can be processed in a wide range of different developers using spiral tanks, deep tanks and automatic processors.

Oh, and there are single-use 35mm cameras available, too. This is my 2nd rangefinder camera the 1st being a Canonet.

The only downside to the film is the price which is a bit more expensive Date published: Just my opinion, and I have never performed any formal testing, or shot with them side by side.