I am now going to introduce you to the Ilford XP2 Super 400. A 35mm black and white film, but not a regular one. This film is processed in C41 as any other color negative film.
The Ilford XP2 Super 400 is a black and white film, but it has some special features that make it different from other b&w films. It is so special that it can be developed as any other color film. It is the perfect choice for those who want to shoot in b&w, but cannot get their b&w processed. You will be able to get it developed from any local lab, since it can be processed in C41. And it’s cheaper than regular b&w development.
The Ilford XP2 Super is a fast and sharp film with a fine grain, as you can see. We can use it anytime and for all kinds of subjects. I must say that some of my photos were rather dark, even though I took them with quite a lot of light. However, excellent results, glows, and contrasts that are worth trying are 100% guaranteed. We can use this film for different lighting situations, but always keeping in mind the same. In my case, most of the photos were taken under a shining sun and a few in the streets in which the lighting conditions were worse, but the results are very interesting.
What I like the most of the Ilford XP2 Super 400 is that it can be easily developed. Unlike other b&w films that must be processed in a traditional way, as I said before, the XP2 can be processed using C41 chemistry. Just like any other color film, what makes it is the economic choice that will give you amazing results.
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