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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The HP line welcomed a newcomer in 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.

I strongly recommend working with Lomography on getting it developed. Both developers, ilforf the Rodinal in a semi-stand will increase edge sharpness, giving the feeling of greater contrast without necessarily building up too much contrast across the entire frame.

HP5 PLUS can be processed in a wide range of different developers using spiral tanks, deep tanks, and automatic processors. Rated 5 out of 5 by Rhea the Student from Not bad!

Ilford HP5 Plus Black and White Negative Film B&H Photo

This item is one exposure roll of 35mm film and is supplied in a DX-coded cassette. Ilford HP5 has a very classic look to it and it also prints very well and sharp. Either way, this film is quite good for the price.

I am Lee Gavin and this is why…. Take action and help drive an open, collaborative community: Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous from Very professional looking black and white film I use the film in a Minolta X for concert photography and standard art photography.


HP5 PLUS olford be processed in a wide range of different developers using spiral tanks, deep tanks and automatic processors. I am Ezequiel Grimaldi and this is why I….

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

See any errors on this page? The only downside to the film is the price which is a bit more expensive Date published: Ilford HP5 Plus 35mm 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.

I cannot believe that people still try to fool everyone that they are alike. One of my fine art photographs was recently selected for the ASMP Fine Arts National Exhibition – my printer was able to pull out full, rich, llford on a 16 x 20, that quite frankly, I was even surprised at.

It is currently ilforf in format lengths and has edge markings running from 1 to The Voigtlander Ilfkrd used for this review was in great condition, as was the lens. Just my opinion, and I have never performed any formal testing, or shot with them side by side.

Push processed one stop. The contrast was excellent, and the tonal range was incredible. Black and white negative film in 35mm format.

I just checked and they are exactly the same price at the 3 online stores where I get my film. Thank for a very thorough appraisal. In Stock Update Location close. All format 35mm format 65mm format Large format Medium format. Send a link to this item so recipient can review, customize or exchange for an alternate of equal or lesser value.

For some odd reason, I first picked up Ilford HP5 Plus because I was told it would be the perfect film for street photography. Its wide exposure latitude makes it a great choice for beginners, those returning to film as well as the more experienced professional users.


Order in the next 0: When I started using it, it was slightly more expensive than Tri-X, i,ford it was imported. Apparently he was wrong.

Kodak Tri-X vs. Ilford HP5 – A photo comparison by The Darkroom Photo Lab

If you scan, your mileage will vary. Shoot the film at box speed, expose for the average meter reading of your entire scene and you will welcome a broad brush of grey tones to your photography. Perhaps this is a geographic bias, with those from North America favouring one and those from Europe hp55 other?

For further details see delivery estimates in cart. But for portraits, I really do enjoy Kodak Portra and a number of the newer Tungsten films that have come out in the past few years. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. In this digital age, its my feeling that film is a better way to go, when time and freedom allow it, and my choice of late is Ilford HP5.

I would recommend this film to anyone wanting a fast speed film with very fine grain, shooting in low klford, or general artistic photography.

It is perfectly possible to get a high contrast result although not overpoweringly so if that is not your aim. Just break down and get Delta if you need that speed.