ILFORD FP4 PLUS, like HP5 PLUS, it’s based on older emulsion technology and has “cubic grain”, as opposed. To “T-grain” found in Delta and. Ilford FP4 Plus is said to be unrivaled for high quality black and white photography as it is a true black and white film. But what exactly is a “true. FP is a cubic-grain black-and-white film from Ilford Photo with a long history. It originated as Fine grain Panchromatic roll film in Like HP film, it has gone through a number of versions since then, with the latest being FP4 plus (FP4+ for short).

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For example, I can over-expose quite a bit to capture details in the dark ares, and then use a very dilute developer to preserve the details in the highlights. The grain and blacks are amazing and the contrast scans beautifully. Are you curious about what photographers and artists have to say with Lomography’s new panchromatic film?

Ilford FP4 Plus 125 35mm: A True Black and White

I personally go for 30 agitations for the first minute, then 10 seconds each minute thereafter for a normal development, or 10 secs ones every 30 minutes for a stand development.

Again, some photographers shoot film for that organic grain look. Thanks for the comment, Bryan. Wonderful grain, excellent tonal gradation, excellent sharpness on the one hand; fat grain, blocked out shadows and supreme contrast on the other. Ilford FP4 Plus overview.

When in doubt, FP4.

That said, I find the resulting images from both stocks to be quite similar. It is a very fine-grained film with great sharpness and detail. It gives a huge number of greytones, leading to creamy iflord curves.

This excellent review has convinced me to load up the M2 and head out into wilderness of Greater Manchester. Ilford FP4 Plus accessories. International orders are processed the next shipping day.


Ilford FP – Wikipedia

And it makes perfectly beautiful jlford, shot at ASAand developed in Diafine. This item is one exposure roll of 35mm film in a DX-coded cassette. The tones are wonderful and the film is always consistent with high exposure latitude and good contrast. Home Articles Film review: Learn how your comment data is processed. I was in luck and was told that I should leave it with them for a day as it had to be hand developed for a couple of hours.

I love FP4, but I had no idea it could be pushed so well. My favorite uses are portraits, nature and travel. I am planning to shoot at night later on this week, so I will try it. The lab that develops my film uses Xtol which I find works very well for this film.

Rated 5 out of 5 by Jon from An excellent film. Going to try Pyrocat-hd and see what happens. But for landscape ilfofd, I think Ilford FP4 Plus is the perfect black and white film for you to approach any project you tackle. Ilford FP4 Plus is one of the more unique films on the market. I am uncertain if Acufine is still available. You can help by contributing your thoughts, work and ideas to inspire others reading these pages. As with all black and white film, development is hugely important when trying to ilfofd, or manage grain.

I olford it because I was searching once again for an answer of how to expose correctly in low-light: I am Lee Gavin and this is why…. If you want supreme sharpness with great contrast, go with Delta. This past year Lomography UK sent out some of our cameras and lenses to be tested out by our tp4 prolific community members and instant photography fanatics.


I loaded my Ilford FP4 Plus 35mm into a new-old camera that had been given to me to try out and test. Abstraction in the streets is difficult, but what’s sublime photography ioford the challenge?

The most valuable advice I can give when developing this film is to control your temperature. No funny business, just a whole heap of Lomography love right to your inbox.

So you you can put them together in the developement tankt wthout any problem. Fujifilm Acros if you still have some is significantly sharper. I expose at ISO The film has a very iflord grain though. Rated 3 out of 5 by vlyman from Interesting Film Stock indeed This black and white film stock is unique indeed – it’s almost creamy in texture.

Let that sink in. It is a high energy developer similar to Ilford Microphen. What would be the ideal dev time for solution B on HC ,will you ilforrd let me know? It is less touchy than the newer flat grained or ‘T-grain films. This along with something like the Mamiya 67 Pro S are pretty heavy and hefty; handholding can be difficult.

So, basically, it captures the image in dark and light. It can deliver a very classic look. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. With Rodinal I prefer stand development or initial agitation and then either every 3 minutes or once at the half-way mark.

I enjoyed using this film as I got to learn a little more about film processing and developing. I mostly use Rodinal 1: Thanks for the comment dated 17th of August, unfortunately I missed it.