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.
Light Sensitivity: 400 ASA. Highly sensitive universal film for excellent quality negatives with a strong image. Together with FP4, this is one of the classics from Ilford. Can be pushed up to 3200 ASA when necessary. This is a solid film with a manageable contrast and good DMax. Together with Kodak TRIX, this is the classic for photo journalism. Better shadow details than Delta 400.