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Ilford HP5+ at Adventurous ASAs – By Kieran Newman

Ilford’s HP5+ is one of the industry standards for black and white film – an inexpensive 400 ASA emulsion available almost everywhere and used by almost everyone at some point in their film-shooting career. It’s recommended regularly for beginner film photographers, professionals looking for versatility, as a go-to for all sorts of lighting conditions, or for the great balance of speed and grain.