Ilford HP5 Plus 400 B&W ISO 400 35mm Film - 36 Exposures
Our Price: £5.25 GBP100140
The iconic Ilford emulsion, the slightly larger grain structure in the Ilford HP5 Plus 400 film will provide a wonderful vintage look to your photos. This 35mm black and white film is also very forgiving of wide exposure range, so you will get good results in a variety of difficult light and contrast situations.
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Ilford was founded in 1879 in the English town of the same name. They are B&W royalty in the photography industry thanks to their 140-year heritage and their support for photographers with chemicals and development as well as film. In the mid-20th Century they produced several well-regarded camera lines (including one given to Princess Elizabeth that was later stolen!) but today they are focused on producing the best films and development processes that they can.
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Sample shots (c) Bezalel Ben-Chaim
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When you buy your camera film from us we can ship it across the UK, Europe, USA, New Zealand, Australia and Canada (more countries planned soon!) So buy your Ilford HP5 Plus Film 35mm B&W ISO 400 today and dive back into the fun of 35mm film photography!
Ilford HP5 is one of the workhorses of Film Photography. It produces even tones throughout the range and is kind enough to beginners to allow for a couple of stops either way if you get your exposures out by more than a tad. It is at it's best when used for Street Photography, but has the capability to handle most of your needs. A great all rounder.
Simply the easiest to use, best value for money B+W film stock going. Wide exposure latitude, very sharp, good grain levels, in my opinion it's (on paper at least, as I do still prefer the vintage look of Tri-X despite saying all of this) the best b+w stock currently available. I've mostly shot it at 800 and it pushes very nicely- for a modern, clean, effective film that's also very easy to self develop you can't go wrong with HP5! Excellent for metering by eye as well, I shot a few rolls of this just guessing the exposure with very little experience and almost all the shots came out fine- more a testament to the film than to my skill for sure
I love this stuff but have never shot it at box speed - mostly use it at 800 and 1600. 800 is still sharp and detailed but nice and contrast. 1600 loses some detail but still contrast and it gets the job done in long Scottish winter nights.
Great all round film, the best Black and white film stock i have ever used by a long way. Nothing compares to HP5. Push to 800 for the best results in my opinion.
Ilford HP5+ is like Tri-X if Tri-X backed off the contrast just a little bit. Incredibly versatile, it can be pushed to ASA 1600 at all times. Simply add a two-stop ND filter during the day and remove it at night for wonderful results. It's even more versatile than Tri-X in this way, a monster of a B&W film which is incredibly hard to break no matter how much you push or pull it. Something beautiful will emerge at the other end.