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Ilford HP5 Plus 8x10" 25 Sheets Black & White Negative (Print) Film (ISO-400)

B&H # ILHP5P8125 Mfr # 1629228
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Ilford HP5 Plus is a fast black-and-white film. It is ideal for action, available light, and general purpose photography. HP5 Plus is compatible with all major processing systems, including those which give the standard short fixing and washing times.

Pushable to EI 3200
Produces high quality prints even when rated with higher EI
Compatible with all major processing systems
Type 8 x 10" black and white negative film
Speed ISO 400
Applications Outdoor/low light scenes
Process Ilfotec, Microphen, Ilfosol, ID-11
Color Saturation Not applicable
Grain Fine
Sharpness High
Exposure Latitude Wide
Push/Pull Can be pushed to EI 3200
Ilford HP5 Plus 8x10" 25 Sheets Black & White Negative (Print) Film (ISO-400)
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    IlfordHP5 Plus 8x10" 25 Sheets Black & White Print Film (ISO-400)
     
    4.8

    (based on 21 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (16)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (5)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Reliable tonal range (18)
    • Consistent (15)
    • Accurate (14)
    • Sharp (14)
    • Scans well (12)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Artwork (16)
      • Home (5)
      • Travel (5)
      • Photojournalism (3)
      • Sports photography (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Pro photographer (6), Semi-pro photographer (6), Photography student (5)
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      5.0

      This has become my "go-to" B&W film

      By Keith in Calhoun

      from Calhoun, GA

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Ilford HP5 Plus 8x10" 25 Sheets Black & White Print Film (ISO-400):

          Exceptional film. Inexpensive, fast, super-fine grain, very easy to develop and very easy to scan.

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          5.0

          HP5 shhet film with Pyro

          By Simoncino

          from Italy

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Accurate
          • Reliable Tonal Range
          • Sharp

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Artwork
            • Travel

            Comments about Ilford HP5 Plus 8x10" 25 Sheets Black & White Print Film (ISO-400):

            Great film, in my opinion the only high speed alternative to Trix 320, excellent with many developers and with Pyro.

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            5.0

            GREAT

            By Lee

            from Boston MA

            About Me Photography Student

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Accurate
            • Cant Beat 8x10 Negs
            • Consistent
            • Reliable Tonal Range
            • Scans Well
            • Sharp

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Artwork
              • Home

              Comments about Ilford HP5 Plus 8x10" 25 Sheets Black & White Print Film (ISO-400):

              FIlm came very quickly, and it worked great! Also! the best price around!!!

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              • Yes

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              5.0

              A workhorse

              By pitcherman

              from Savannah, GA

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Reliable Tonal Range
              • Sharp

              Cons

              • Scratches Easily

              Best Uses

              • Artwork
              • Photojournalism
              • Sports Photography
              • Travel

              Comments about Ilford HP5 Plus 8x10" 25 Sheets Black & White Print Film (ISO-400):

              I use HP-5 mostly in my large-format work (8x10, 4x5 9x12). It has great exposure latitude and is very forgiving. I like the way HP-5 handles high-contrast situations and delvers a beautiful negative with very smooth mid tones. As with all LF sheet film, extra care is required to prevent scratches and dust, but HP-5 is one of the most widely used emulsions because of its consistent and predictable results.

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              5.0

              Quality Product

              By Johnny Walker

              from Columbia, SC

              About Me Photography Student

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Reliable Tonal Range
              • Scans Well

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Artwork
                • Home
                • Office
                • Travel

                Comments about Ilford HP5 Plus 8x10" 25 Sheets Black & White Print Film (ISO-400):

                Normally I shoot FP4+ for the finer grain but I needed something a bit faster and Ilford delivered again! HP5 is a great product and the grain isn't really noticeable.

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                5.0

                Consistent Quality

                By Greg

                from Chattanooga, TN

                About Me Photography Student

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Accurate
                • Consistent
                • Reliable Tonal Range
                • Value

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Artwork

                  Comments about Ilford HP5 Plus 8x10" 25 Sheets Black & White Print Film (ISO-400):

                  The Ilford HP5 Plus is a very good general purpose film. Using PMK Pyro-Metol Kodalk Developer produces a negative with sufficient subtleties and nuances for contact printing.

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                  5.0

                  Great film

                  By Photographer

                  from Charlotte, NC

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Artwork

                    Comments about Ilford HP5 Plus 8x10" 25 Sheets Black & White Print Film (ISO-400):

                    Great film for all uses. I've used it for years without fault.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    HP5+ 8X10

                    By Hannah

                    from Ithaca, New York

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Artwork
                      • Home

                      Comments about Ilford HP5 Plus 8x10" 25 Sheets Black & White Print Film (ISO-400):

                      HP5+ is my go to black and white film and the 8X10 is no exception! Beautiful film!

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                      • No

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                      4.0

                      Good film overall

                      By Will

                      from Sewanee, tn

                      About Me Photography Student

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                      • Scratches Easily

                      Best Uses

                      • Artwork

                      Comments about Ilford HP5 Plus 8x10" 25 Sheets Black & White Print Film (ISO-400):

                      Never had problems with this film. Consistent images every time.

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                      5.0

                      My go-to film for black and white shots!

                      By bm

                      from Providence, RI

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Home
                        • Indoor
                        • Low-light
                        • Still life

                        Comments about Ilford HP5 Plus 8x10" 25 Sheets Black & White Print Film (ISO-400):

                        I have been using Ilford films for many years now and I cannot complain about a thing! With this particular 8x10 film I have always had consistent tonal range with each shot from the same series. I shoot mostly indoor low-light scenarios with this 400 speed film and the results are great. If you want consistent, acurate film results...this is the film to choose!

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                        5.0

                        Beautiful

                        By Photographer

                        from New York, New York

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Artwork

                          Comments about Ilford HP5 Plus 8x10" 25 Sheets Black & White Print Film (ISO-400):

                          Makes the best 8x10 negs

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                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Can't go wrong.

                          By Bob the builder.

                          from Portland, OR

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

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

                            Comments about Ilford HP5 Plus 8x10" 25 Sheets Black & White Print Film (ISO-400):

                            Outdoor Landscapes.
                            Indoors.
                            Low Light.
                            Sunshine.

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                            4.0

                            great product

                            By chansky

                            from boston, ma

                            About Me Photography Student

                            Verified Buyer

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                                  Comments about Ilford HP5 Plus 8x10" 25 Sheets Black & White Print Film (ISO-400):

                                  I generally use ilford hp+5 in 4 x 5 format and used it as my first attempt at 8 x 10. The familiarity of it is great and helps but it does scratch even more easily than the 4 x 5, obviously just because of the greater surface area.

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                                  5.0

                                  HP5+ is a lovely film.

                                  By Gary

                                  from Vermont

                                  About Me Pro Photographer

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                                    Cons

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                                        Comments about Ilford HP5 Plus 8x10" 25 Sheets Black & White Print Film (ISO-400):

                                        Because of it's great reciprocity characteristics, my favorite film in 8x10 has been T-Max 400; it threw me off when Kodak discontinued it so I started trying other films. I make large pigment landscape prints for gallery exhibition so it was important to me to have consistency. Let's face it, when you shoot in this format, grain is really no longer a consideration so it is all about the look of the film. I have always liked Delta 100 as it scans so well but in 8x10 it is too sharp for the look I am after. I was pleasantly surprised with HP5+, it is a very forgiving film and exposed at E.I. 100 and processed in Xtol gives me the shadow detail I prefer- and a beautiful tonal pallet! Bravo to Ilford for offering this lovely emulsion in 25 sheet boxes.

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                                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        4.0

                                        A Good Film

                                        By Reanderthal

                                        from Boston, MA

                                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Consistent
                                        • Reliable Tonal Range

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Artwork

                                          Comments about Ilford HP5 Plus 8x10" 25 Sheets Black & White Print Film (ISO-400):

                                          Its not the "best" for B&W film but it will do the trick. I have been able to get high contrast negatives using this product which is good for alternative printing.

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                                          (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          4.0

                                          BEAUTIFUL TIGHT GRAIN FILM!

                                          By lswenson

                                          from Brooklyn, NY

                                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

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

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Artwork
                                            • Nightwork
                                            • Photojournalism
                                            • Sports Photography
                                            • Travel

                                            Comments about Ilford HP5 Plus 8x10" 25 Sheets Black & White Print Film (ISO-400):

                                            I am a photographer working in the Brooklyn area and I shoot almost exclusively at night. I aim for high quality, high contrast, low grain images...and for this I trust Ilford HP5 plus film from B+H. 8x10 film is in general going to be expensive just about everywhere you go, but at about 4 or 5 dollars a sheet from B+H, it is well worth the price. This film can easily be pushed and pulled a good 4 stops, while retaining good shadow and highlight detail in even the most extreme of situations.

                                            In the darkroom, prints from this film are gorgeous: amazing tonal range with deep blacks, screaming highlights and an impressive mid-tone range that I have not seen with any other film on the market today. Once you turn to scanning the negatives it's the same story, massive high res images that you can blowup larger than life without pixelation.

                                            For years I have been a Kodak man, and always thought that just because the T-Max 400 was supposedly the tightest grain 400 ISO film on the market but after switching to my new 8x10 camera: I AM A BELIEVER IN THE ILFORD LINEUP OF FINE BLACK AND WHITE PRODUCTS!

                                            If you shoot an 8x10 camera, and need superb quality film at an affordable price then LOOK NO FURTHER!

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                                            5.0

                                            Best product and best price !

                                            By Fred

                                            from Fully (Valais) Switzerland

                                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Flexibility
                                            • Reliable Tonal Range

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Artwork

                                              Comments about Ilford HP5 Plus 8x10" 25 Sheets Black & White Print Film (ISO-400):

                                              The best compromise between quality, flexibility and price !

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                                              5.0

                                              8x10 HP5 Plus

                                              By Joel

                                              from Orange County, CA

                                              About Me Pro Photographer

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

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

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Artwork

                                                Comments about Ilford HP5 Plus 8x10" 25 Sheets Black & White Print Film (ISO-400):

                                                HP5 Plus is still my film of choice for large format sheet film. With it's competitors selling 10 sheets to a box, it's nice to know you can still get 25 sheets per box from Ilford.

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                                                4.0

                                                Great film

                                                By Adam in Alaska

                                                from Fairbanks, Alaska

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

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

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Artwork

                                                  Comments about Ilford HP5 Plus 8x10" 25 Sheets Black & White Print Film (ISO-400):

                                                  See my review for other Ilford b/w films. This film is great for portraiture with natural light. I like HP5 very much but sometimes use 125 speed, especially when working with still lives.

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                                                  5.0

                                                  Great 8x10 film

                                                  By Danny the Student

                                                  from Baton Rouge, LA

                                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Accurate
                                                  • Consistent
                                                  • Reliable Tonal Range
                                                  • Sharp

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                    • Artwork

                                                    Comments about Ilford HP5 Plus 8x10" 25 Sheets Black & White Print Film (ISO-400):

                                                    I have used the ilford hp5 8x10 as an amateur student photographer.
                                                    I've been developing with TMAX RS and it works well, do tests before hand to make sure your developing at the right "normal". My negatives have been slighty dense at the suggested 6 1/2 minutes for 400iso rating.
                                                    You can't go wrong with any ilford film, as long as you know what your doing. Over all it's a great film for use with 8x10!

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