Tri-X, T-Max 400, Kentmere 400
All film has been deep frozen immediately upon delivery from the manufacturer.
Tri-X 135-36, USA, fresh dated late 2016
$4.85, minimum 10 rolls
TMY 135-36 (T-Max 400), USA, fresh dated 03/2016
$4.89, minimum 10 rolls
Kentmere 400 (made by Ilford in England, similar to HP5+), 135-36, fresh dated 06/2018
$3.50, minimum 10 rolls
USA Shipping Charges:
10 to 40 rolls = $6.95
Shipping to Canada
10 to 40 rolls = $20.95
Overseas Shipping Charges:
10 to 40 rolls = $24.95
For orders larger than 40 rolls, kindly contact me for exact shipping cost.
You can assort any of the above films to be shipped in one bundle.
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I think it's a stretch to say Kentmere 400 is similar to HP5. GLWS
Leica M2, Olympus 35RC, Olympus 35EC, Olympus Trip 35
Think it has a similar soft toe to HP5+ so rating it at 400 ISO is not outlandish, YMMV.
Originally Posted by danfogel
Here is a link to an extremely long thread from a few years ago about Kenmore. Pg. 15 has results of some test rolls I did if anyone cares to take a look. I didn't re-read the thread, but there is a lot of info there and from (then Ilford Rep) Simon Galley.
Last edited by JMC1969; 11-19-2014 at 09:20 AM. Click to view previous post history.
I bought some film from Karl, hassle free transaction & fast shipping. Recommended seller.
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At school, the students are processing Kentmere using D-76 in the same drums as HP-5+ and the results are almost indistinguishable. The Kentmere has a bit more grain. So it is similar to HP-5+.
There are differences, I'm sure, but to my eyes the negatives from Kentmere are excellent and the price is right compared to HP-5+
Question to danfogel: Have you ever shot and developed Kentmere and compared the results to HP-5+?
Or, are you making your statement based on comments made by others?
I say this not to start a flame or to promote the sale of Kentmere (I have only a few rolls left to sell).
Last edited by Karl K; 11-21-2014 at 01:12 AM. Click to view previous post history.
You could (should?) also try Ilford Pan 400, very cheap and very similar to HP5!
Ilford Pan 400
I have not seen this film available in the USA.
Originally Posted by Philippe Grunchec
Does anyone know for sure?
If it is, I would be interested in obtaining some to test, prior to recommending it to the students.
No, Karl, Ilford Pan 400 is not a product available in the U.S. The nearest thing would probably be Kentmere 400; or Ultrafine Xtreme 400 is rumored to be Ilford Pan 400.
I fairly frequently use pan400 for night shots, usually pushing to 1600+ , processing an hour in r09, I am quite happy with it.
Some sample I have:
I would not say very cheap, it is moderately priced. Costs about 3.5 gbp per a 35mm roll.