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Ilford HP5 Plus Black and White Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures)

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Ilford HP5 Plus Black and White Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures)
Key Features
  • Panchromatic B&W Negative Film
  • ISO 400/27° in Standard Process
  • Wide Exposure Latitude, Medium Contrast
  • Ideal for Mixed Lighting and General Use
Ilford's HP5 Plus Black and White Negative Film is a traditional and versatile panchromatic film designed for general use in a wide variety of shooting conditions. Exhibiting notably wide exposure latitude, this film responds well to use in mixed and difficult lighting and provides medium contrast for greater overall control. It has a nominal sensitivity of ISO 400/27° when developed in standard black and white chemistry, and responds well to push processing. HP5 Plus is a flexible film type that is ideally suited for use in general photographic applications in an array of different lighting conditions.
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Ilford HP5 Plus 35mm Overview

Ilford's HP5 Plus Black and White Negative Film is a traditional and versatile panchromatic film designed for general use in a wide variety of shooting conditions. Exhibiting notably wide exposure latitude, this film responds well to use in mixed and difficult lighting and provides medium contrast for greater overall control. It has a nominal sensitivity of ISO 400/27° when developed in standard black and white chemistry, and responds well to push processing. HP5 Plus is a flexible film type that is ideally suited for use in general photographic applications in an array of different lighting conditions.

This item is one 36-exposure roll of 35mm film and is supplied in a DX-coded cassette.

UPC: 019498574573

Ilford HP5 Plus 35mm Specs

Film Format35mm
Number of Exposures36
Film TypePanchromatic B&W Negative
ISO/ASA Film Speed400
Film ProcessingStandard Black and White Chemistry
Film BaseAcetate
Number of Rolls1
Layer Thickness125.0 µm
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.07 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)2.4 x 1.5 x 1.5"

Ilford HP5 Plus 35mm Reviews

Best. Film. Ever.

By Jay
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-08-10

Aside from Kodak 2475 Recording Film.

HP5 has never let me down. Works great developed in Diafine

By Gregg
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-07-20

I love HP5 because of its consistency and versatility. You can shoot it in so many ways depending on lighting conditions and how much contrast you want in the scene. My personal preference is HP5 shot at 800 ISO and developed in Diafine 4+4. With Diafine HP5 at 800 isn't even a push, it's pretty much the best everyday result you can get out of the film.

Ilford's Quality Control is Awful

By Rich
Rated 1 out of 5
Date: 2022-07-18

I've been using Ilford films and papers for over 30 years and the last batches of hp5+ 120 have been plagued by the "chicken pox" effect I've read much about in forums online. This defect appears as a speckling most visible in smooth tones and essentially ruins the negative. I've switched films and won't invest in Ilford again until this is rectified. Their darkroom fiber papers are also suffering from various QC issues. I hear horror stories about Ilford products from the person who took my job where I taught photography for 34 years.

My Go-to 400 film

By Dorie
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-07-18

I use Ilford films and chemicals. I've been using slower film lately but when I need a faster film, I use HP5.

Good alternative to Tri-X

By Walter
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-07-10

Tri-X has gotten a bit too pricey for me. HP5+ is much less expensive but performs pretty much the same, so I'm happy to pocket the extra $3 per roll.

Delightful first photos

By Julianna
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-30

First film used ever! Loved it.

B&H and online HP5 Plus order

By William
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-07-29

I have been a customer for many years. B&H has reasonable prices and sometimes they are lower than that other very large online retailer. Always check before ordering. Delivery was right on time. They are very reliable. Regarding Ilford HP5 Plus, 35mm film, it is one of the very best black and white films available. It can be easily pushed to an ISO of 1600, and using Ilfosol 3 developer, the grain is not very noticeable. My experience developing HP5 Plus in HC110 dilution B, results in a bit more grain and a bit lower contrast than developing it in Ilfosol 3. It is a great film. I use it a lot for street photography. I shoot with a Nikon FM2n and 50mm f1.4 Nikkor, and 28mm f2.8 Nikkor.

My go-to medium format film

By Joshua
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-07-25

Been using hp5 since the 90's. It my favorite BW film for medium format. Wish it hadn't gotten so expensive

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Asked by: Anonymous
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Answered by: Matthew C.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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yeah, pretty sure Dennis A knocked the answer out of the park. that said, I think hp5's versatility is crazy and worthy of plenty of experimentation to get results that please you.
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Asked by: Tiana
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Answered by: Gregg
Date published: 2019-05-04

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Asked by: Esti
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What is the total thickness of the 70mm film? (emulsion + base). Does "layer" thickness listed in the film specs indicate total thickness? I understand that there is no backing paper on this film. The 70mm film is not listed on the Ilford website. Thanks.
Asked by: PAUL
Yes the layer thickness listed here would indicate the total thickness.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2020-12-24
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