Ilford HP5 PLUS Black & White 35mm Film is a high speed, fine grain, medium contrast black & white film making it an excellent choice for journalism, documentary, travel, sports, action and indoor available light photography.
Nominally rated at ISO 400, HP5 PLUS produces negatives of outstanding sharpness and fine grain under all lighting conditions. It has been formulated to respond well to push-processing and can be rated up to El 3200/36°.
It’s wide exposure latitude makes it a great choice for beginners, those returning to film as well as the more experienced professional users.
HP5 PLUS can be processed in a wide range of different developers using spiral tanks, deep tanks and automatic processors.
Jason (verified owner) –
My go to film for available light, candid portraits. Pushed to 1600 and developed using Microphen it produces great results.
These example photographs were developed in stock Microphen – 20ºC – 9:20 minutes in a rotary processor (constant agitation)