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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If you work with either of them, pick a developer, work carefully and take notes, you can get any effect you want. Build a photography website in …what you need to…. I shot many action shots with the roll. If loaded properly, I will end up with usually 38 exposures on a roll as opposed to Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous from Very professional looking black and white film I use the ilfford in a Minolta X for concert photography and standard art photography.

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

I would say that Ilford has kept up the silver content, and a commitment to serious photographers. The grain is so ilforr and natural looking. Ilford HP5 Plus accessories. I strongly recommend working with Lomography on getting it developed. Just my opinion, and I have never performed any formal testing, or shot with them side by side. With hhp5 exception of a single dark strip across one negative which may well have been my error while developing this film is beautiful. Where Delta is a bit more grainy, constrasty and grittier, HP5 is more clean, neutral, and almost soulless.


The negatives easily scanned on my canon scanner.

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

The film typically responds with a medium contrast result when shot and developed at its box speed of ISO It’s also very new-user friendly coming with a pitch black film canister to hold it when not in a camera as well as development instructions inside the box. It is so versatile I could shoot almost any subject in almost any light. In both h5p, the film performs excellently with ilfordd camera.

Add your voice Cancel reply. Take action and help drive an open, collaborative community: Bulk reels in 17 and Ilford HP5 is a film that is simple iltord use overall.

There was not a lot of light in the gymnasium. Medium format roll film is provided on a 0. Please check your local sales tax laws.

Why was I told this? In Stock Update Location close. Overexposed would be EIpull N-1shorten develop time…. Photos were crisp with a fine grain.

I had the aperture set to 1. My results suggest they could stretch this at least a couple of stops faster — more on that further down. As mentioned above, there can be some fall-off in shadow detail in especially dark scenes but this can be controlled in development and more importantly, used to artistic effect. Its wide exposure latitude makes it a great choice for beginners, those returning to film as well as the more experienced professional users. Exhibiting notably wide exposure latitude, this film responds well to use in mixed and difficult lighting and provides medium contrast for greater overall control.


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Rated 5 out of 5 by Rhea the Student from Not bad! Black and white negative film in 35mm format. Home Articles Film review: When I started using it, it was slightly more expensive than Tri-X, since it was imported.

Ilforr your order by 5pm Wed Jan 2 and your order will ship the same day. The film is available in 35mm single boxed rolls, roll packs they look like candy!

Be the first to review this item. In my opinion, the film is too often labeled as a response to, and subsequently considered inferior to Kodak Tri-X by many photographers.

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Hp5 is light years behind the shadow detail and small grain of Tri-X. See any errors on this page? They were so crisp and clear, and perfectly exposed. It is currently available in format lengths and has edge markings running from 1 to This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Up5 metered for the petals of the ikford at EI and developed the film for a little over a 1.

This is my 2nd rangefinder camera the 1st being a Canonet. Perhaps this is a geographic bias, with those from North America favouring one and those from Europe the other?