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Ilford XP-2 Super 135-24 Black & White (Chromogenic C-41) Print Film (ISO-400)

B&H # ILXP2S24 Mfr # 1839584
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XP2 Super is a sharp, fast, fine grain black and white film. It can be used for any photographic subject, but ensures excellent results when there is a wide subject brightness range. XP2 Super has improved exposure latitude compared with XP2, and gives exceptionally sharp, crisp prints. The excellent highlights and improved shadows of XP2 Super give enhanced negative contrast for optimum black and white print quality.

Easy to expose, and has extremely wide exposure latitude
Easy to process; It is a black and white film which is processed in C-41 type processing chemicals
Easy to print; Negatives are printed on black and white paper in the same way as conventional black and white negatives
XP2 Super is a chromogenic film; This means that the dyes which make up the image are formed during development rather than being present in the film or added later
The extremely wide exposure latitude of XP2 Super is the result of the unique relationship between exposure and grain in chromogenic films
Type 35mm black and white chromogenic film
Speed ISO 400
Applications General photography but ensures excellent results when there is a wide subject brightness range
Process Procees in C-41
Color Saturation Not applicable
Grain Extremely fine
Sharpness Very high
Exposure Latitude Wide
Push/Pull Can be rated at EI 50-800

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IlfordXP-2 Super 135-24 B&W (Chromogenic C-41) Print Film (ISO-400)
 
4.8

(based on 15 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reliable tonal range (14)
  • Consistent (12)
  • Sharp (12)
  • Accurate (9)
  • Scans well (7)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Artwork (11)
    • Travel (8)
    • Photojournalism (7)
    • Action shots (4)
    • Home (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (6), Pro photographer (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (10)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great if you feel like B&W but use color

    I got this film just to see how a Chromogenic B&W film would develop and I must say if you use a C-41 workflow and you are in the mood for...Read complete review

    I got this film just to see how a Chromogenic B&W film would develop and I must say if you use a C-41 workflow and you are in the mood for B&W this is a viable option. This film will give you a very standard looking B&W image with no surprises.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    OK for testing a camera

    This film is ok to test a film camera, but when it gets processed by the C-41 processor it turns bright pink. This could be the processing machine, too.

    This film is ok to test a film camera, but when it gets processed by the C-41 processor it turns bright pink. This could be the processing machine, too.

    Reviewed by 15 customers

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    5.0

    Great film!

    By Alexx

    from West Palm Beach, Fl

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Reliable Tonal Range
    • Sharp

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Artwork
      • Photojournalism
      • Travel

      Comments about Ilford XP-2 Super 135-24 B&W (Chromogenic C-41) Print Film (ISO-400):

      I love this film. It has great richness and contrast and can be developed practically anywhere which is a plus for B&W film.

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      5.0

      This is great film and would buy again

      By Justin

      from Red Hook, NY

      About Me Photography Student

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Accurate
      • Consistent
      • Reliable Tonal Range
      • Scans Well
      • Sharp

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Action Shots
        • Artwork
        • Home

        Comments about Ilford XP-2 Super 135-24 B&W (Chromogenic C-41) Print Film (ISO-400):

        Best roll of film I've used.

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        • No

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great if you feel like B&W but use color

        By NeutraL-GreY

        from Sacramento, CA

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Convenient
        • Reliable Tonal Range
        • Sharp

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about Ilford XP-2 Super 135-24 B&W (Chromogenic C-41) Print Film (ISO-400):

          I got this film just to see how a Chromogenic B&W film would develop and I must say if you use a C-41 workflow and you are in the mood for B&W this is a viable option. This film will give you a very standard looking B&W image with no surprises.

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          5.0

          Great film with a tease of grain

          By Purpledog

          from Los Angeles CA

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Reliable Tonal Range

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Action Shots
            • Artwork
            • Home
            • Office
            • Photojournalism
            • Sports Photography
            • Travel

            Comments about Ilford XP-2 Super 135-24 B&W (Chromogenic C-41) Print Film (ISO-400):

            If you love Black and White film, with the ease of C-41 processing, you'll love this film

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            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            OK for testing a camera

            By SusanD

            from Valrico, FL

            About Me Photography Student

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Sharp

            Cons

            • Color Shift

            Best Uses

            • School

            Comments about Ilford XP-2 Super 135-24 B&W (Chromogenic C-41) Print Film (ISO-400):

            This film is ok to test a film camera, but when it gets processed by the C-41 processor it turns bright pink. This could be the processing machine, too.

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            • No

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            5.0

            I would buy this product over and over

            By Huey

            from Brisbane Australia

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Accurate
            • Consistent
            • Reliable Tonal Range
            • Scans Well
            • Sharp

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Artwork
              • Home
              • Photojournalism
              • Portraits
              • Travel

              Comments about Ilford XP-2 Super 135-24 B&W (Chromogenic C-41) Print Film (ISO-400):

              I am using this film in a few of my cameras and find that it has always produced a fine photo.a very consistent film. i would not hesitate in purchasing this film again.

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              5.0

              Great Film

              By AuntBEE76

              from San Angelo, TX

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Accurate
              • Consistent
              • Reliable Tonal Range
              • Scans Well
              • Sharp

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Artwork
                • Photojournalism

                Comments about Ilford XP-2 Super 135-24 B&W (Chromogenic C-41) Print Film (ISO-400):

                Great film, good quality and this film can be taken to be developed!

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                5.0

                My favorite b&w C41

                By RubyT

                from Clarksville, TN

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Accurate
                • Consistent
                • Reliable Tonal Range
                • Sharp

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Artwork
                  • Portraiture
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Ilford XP-2 Super 135-24 B&W (Chromogenic C-41) Print Film (ISO-400):

                  I really like the tonal range, and prefer this film's somewhat higher contrast.

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                  5.0

                  I had some great results using the film.

                  By Connie Artist

                  from Davis, Ca

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Accurate
                  • Consistent
                  • Reliable Tonal Range

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Artwork

                    Comments about Ilford XP-2 Super 135-24 B&W (Chromogenic C-41) Print Film (ISO-400):

                    I used the film to take photos in the San Francisco Conservatory of Plants. I plan to photo tint them and they came out exactly to my needs.

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                    • No

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                    4.0

                    My favorite B&W film

                    By Scott

                    from Winston-Salem, NC

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Consistent
                    • Reliable Tonal Range
                    • Scans Well
                    • Sharp

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Action Shots
                      • Artwork
                      • Photojournalism
                      • Travel

                      Comments about Ilford XP-2 Super 135-24 B&W (Chromogenic C-41) Print Film (ISO-400):

                      Excellent sharpness and tonal response. Perhaps the grain is a little larger than I like, but not objectionable.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Versatile and Convenient

                      By Photo James

                      from Austin, TX

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Accurate
                      • Consistent
                      • Reliable Tonal Range
                      • Scans Well
                      • Sharp

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Artwork
                        • Photojournalism
                        • Travel

                        Comments about Ilford XP-2 Super 135-24 B&W (Chromogenic C-41) Print Film (ISO-400):

                        I bought the XP-2 film on the recommendation of another pro photographer. I'm using it for photojournalism and convenience of processing. The look is exactly what I want and processing at the lab, drug store or [...]gives me the prints and scans on a disk along with the negatives.[...]

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                        5.0

                        good for black and white prints

                        By keeb1284

                        from Utica, NY

                        About Me Casual Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Accurate
                        • Consistent
                        • Reliable Tonal Range
                        • Scans Well
                        • Sharp

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Home
                          • Office

                          Comments about Ilford XP-2 Super 135-24 B&W (Chromogenic C-41) Print Film (ISO-400):

                          I love this film because i can get it developed at any film developing place and it doesn't cost a ton...
                          its great quality and i love using it

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                          5.0

                          Convenient and snappy

                          By khandid camera

                          from Glencoe. Trinidad

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Accurate
                          • Consistent
                          • Reliable Tonal Range
                          • Scans Well
                          • Sharp

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Action Shots

                            Comments about Ilford XP-2 Super 135-24 B&W (Chromogenic C-41) Print Film (ISO-400):

                            No need for specialised labs. C-41 processing makes it so convenient and the look of the photos is amazing

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                            5.0

                            I love this film

                            By JD

                            from San Francisco, CA

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Accurate
                            • Consistent
                            • Reliable Tonal Range
                            • Sharp

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Artwork
                              • Travel

                              Comments about Ilford XP-2 Super 135-24 B&W (Chromogenic C-41) Print Film (ISO-400):

                              I have created some wonderful works with this film. Everything from studio to snowy landscapes. If you are looking for film in which you can achieve an amazingly sharp/crisp look... buy this one. I highly recommend it.

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                              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              My favorite B&W film

                              By stankles

                              from naples, fl

                              About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Consistent
                              • Reliable Tonal Range

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Artwork
                                • Photojournalism
                                • Travel

                                Comments about Ilford XP-2 Super 135-24 B&W (Chromogenic C-41) Print Film (ISO-400):

                                Easy to get developed quickly at the corner store and scans very well. There is a bit of color haze too that I like.

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