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couple relaxing

i´m not really happy with this film. is there any good 120 b/w you would recommend?

bloomchen This photo was shot on film. Taken by bloomchen with a Holga 120 CFN (available in our Online Shop) loaded with Ilford FP4+ film in Berlin, Germany. These tags describe this photo: shadow, gas station, tankstelle, tanke, sign, schild, trailer, wohnwagen, paar, couple, park, tree, baum, frisbeescheibe, scheibe, frisbee, letters, columbia, buchstaben, werbung, painting, wall, house, hauswand, wand, haus, rad, fahrrad, bike, berlin, bloomchen, holga cfn, holga, and ilford. Date: 2012-10. This photo can also be found in the album b/w holga.


  1. le_ors


    ilford hp5
    more contrast and since Holga is a dark lady 400asa works perfect (well, in my opinion, of course)

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  2. knipsomat


    Fomapan... Schau mal bei @marcel2cv

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  3. koduckgirl


    I like these shots but it is hard to find a good contrast and toned blk n wht film cheers and thanx so much for the likes!!

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  4. grazie


    I like Ilford HP5 400 too but I will choose Kodak TMax-400 or Kodak Tri-x over it anytime. Love the contrast in this shot though.

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  5. mapix


    nehme gerne den Ilford XP2, ähnlich wie der Kodak BW400cn für Kleinbild

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  6. trw


    I agree with @grazie about the TMax 400 for 120 b&w.

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  7. bloomchen


    @trw @mapix @knipsomat @le_ors thanks for your input. i already had the HP5 and it was OK i think. - but i have to admit i´m not experienced at all with b/w. so it just wasn´t like "wow, great contrast, great film…!" or so. around the corner of my office is a highly recommended shop for films so i´ll go there to get me a foma and a tri-x. as i´ll be travelling this week-end i´ll probably quickly shot each roll there have a look at the results end of next week. btw: i do think that b/w and holga are not the best combination. sharpness is so important with b/w and so…

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  8. le_ors


    @bloomchen we'll be waiting those results, I'm with you, I prefer Holga with some slide/colour negative film, but experimenting is always the answer maybe we can finally get some nice results from any b/w film!

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  9. oneira1927


    tri-x 400 is my favorite :)

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