For high quality black and white photography, ILFORD FP4 PLUS is unrivalled. Its very fine grain, outstanding sharpness and high acutance make it the film of choice whenever a job demands great enlargement or the subject contains a wealth of fine detail. Nominally rated at ISO 125/22, ILFORD FP4 PLUS has become the benchmark against which other medium speed films are judged. With enormous latitude for exposure error above and below its ISO 125, ILFORD FP4 PLUS is very suitable for most photographic subjects under a variety of lighting conditions.
HP5 PLUS is a high speed, medium contrast film making it especially suitable for action and press photography and also an excellent choice for general purpose photography. Nominally rated at ISO 400, it yields negatives of outstanding sharpness and fine grain under all lighting conditions.
XP2 SUPER is easy to expose, and has extremely wide exposure latitude. XP2 SUPER is easy to process. It is a black and white film which is processed in C41 type processing chemicals alongside colour negative films.
XP2 SUPER is very easy to print. Negatives are printed on black and white paper in the same way as conventional black and white negatives. For more deatil, see the Ilford technical information sheet: