I love contrasty black and white, so when it comes to film photography I tend to prefer films like Rollei Retro 80S and Fujifilm Acros 100 (I just hate the curl). I rarely push film, but I recently shot a roll of Ilford HP5+ and for no good reason decided to shoot it at 1600. After removing the finished 24-exposure roll from my Olympus OM-1 and developing it in stock Kodak D-76 for 14 minutes…I was pleasantly surprised. Giddy, even. Of course there’s grain! But I absolutely love the look. I’ll definitely be underexposing and/or pushing my HP5+ a little more often.
Take a look at a few shots from that roll.
You can see more of my film photography (with development info included) at my analog-only Instagram account, halide_hustle.
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