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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Film Emulsion Review: Ilford HP5 Plus (35mm)

In Stock Update Location close. Rated 5 out of 5 by Rhea the Student from Not bad! When I started using it, it was slightly more expensive than Tri-X, since it was imported.

Its wide exposure latitude makes it a great choice for beginners, those returning to film as well as the more experienced professional users. About Submit Contact Sitemap. At the very least, trying to dispel a few myths is a good place to start. I am Ezequiel Grimaldi and this is why I….

Understanding that the XP-2 is jlford film, we only printed in black and white. Rated 5 out of 5 by JamesInNewYork from Great film from a great company I bought this film for the first time in February to shoot a basketball game at school. Here are a few examples from a single roll. You can help by contributing your thoughts, work and ilfoord to inspire others reading these pages.


It is perfectly possible to get a high contrast result although not overpoweringly so if that is not your aim.

Kodak Tri-X vs. Ilford HP5

It was loaded with the ISO film I use the most: Build a photography website in …what you need to…. The film typically responds with a medium contrast result when shot and developed at its box speed of ISO I am Lee Gavin and this is why….

Place your order by 5pm Wed Jan 2 and your order will ship the same day. I strongly recommend working with Lomography on getting it developed. If you work with either of them, pick a developer, work carefully and take hp55, you can get any effect you want. Exhibiting notably wide exposure latitude, this film responds well to use in mixed and difficult lighting and provides medium contrast for greater overall control.

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

Black and white negative film in 35mm format. 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. This is my 2nd rangefinder camera the 1st being a Canonet.

I recently ordered some more HP5 and am looking forward to being using it again, as I think it may be my preferred film for personal work moving forward. It is so versatile I could shoot almost any subject in almost any light. You can leave it at and get really great results for outdoor portraits, or you can push it to and obtain that classic street photography look.


The Olympus XA2 has lens coatings that make it more contrasty than the Voigtlander. The product line was expanded to include cine film, aerial film and yes, more of those plates. Processing may be a bit difficult, but I would make it […]. Ilford HP5 Plus overview. Update Unrecognized Zip Code. Ilford HP5 Plus 35mm International orders are processed the next shipping day. HP5 PLUS can be processed in a wide range of different developers using spiral tanks, deep tanks, and automatic processors.

I cannot believe that people still try to fool everyone that they are alike. Push processed one stop.

I am Maxime Evangelista and this is why…. The film scans very well with a minor amount of grain, especially for a speed film. Why was I told this?

Ilford HP5 Plus specs. HP5 Plus is a flexible film type that is ideally suited for use in general photographic applications in an array of different lighting conditions. Where Delta is a bit more grainy, constrasty and grittier, HP5 is more clean, neutral, and almost soulless. The photos ioford show off a nice looking film that appears classic in its appearance. Its more forgiving of hl5 sloppy lighting. The Voigtlander Bessa used for this review was in great condition, as was the lens.