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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I would recommend this film to anyone wanting a fast speed film with very fine grain, shooting in low light, or general artistic photography. Here are a few examples from a single roll.

Place your order by 5pm Wed Jan ioford and your order will ship klford same day. My results suggest they could stretch this at least a couple of stops faster — more on that further down. I metered for the petals of the lily at EI and developed the film for a little over a 1.

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

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’m a photography student using this film for an advanced darkroom class, where we develop our own negatives.

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It is perfectly possible to get a high contrast result although not gp5 so if that is not your aim. For some odd reason, I first picked up Ilford HP5 Plus because I was told it would be the perfect film for street photography.

Just break down and get Delta if you need that speed. Send a link to this item so recipient can review, customize or exchange for an alternate of equal or lesser value. The product line was expanded to include cine film, aerial film and yes, more of those plates.

At the very least, trying to dispel a few myths is a good place to start. Both developers, especially 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.

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

Somewhere I have a clipping with a letter to the editor complaining that if Ilford really went ahead with discontinuing HP3, it would mean the end of photography as we know it. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website.

The Olympus XA2 has lens coatings that make it more contrasty than the Voigtlander. Update Unrecognized Zip Code. Oh, and there are single-use 35mm cameras available, too. Overexposed would be EIpull N-1shorten develop time….

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Its more forgiving of my sloppy lighting. You can help by contributing your thoughts, work and ideas to inspire others reading these pages. The negatives easily scanned on hhp5 canon scanner. If you’re just starting black and white photography, you’re probably choosing between this product and Kodak Tri-X A part three at EI is coming.

I prefer Superia for street photography. Push processed one stop.

I am Lee Gavin and this is why…. 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.

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The grain is so fine and natural looking. You mean underexposed, example EIand push process for one stop.

Kodak Tri-X vs. Ilford HP5

There was not a lot of light in the gymnasium. In my opinion, the film np5 too often labeled as a response to, and subsequently considered inferior to Kodak Tri-X by many photographers.

Perhaps not the best but an indication of the possibilities at least.