Quote Originally Posted by ChristopherCoy View Post
I recently tried a few rolls of Ilford HP5+, instead of my normal "go to" rolls of TriX....

Am I nearly correct in that HP5+ is more contrasty and grainier, or am I doing something wrong?

My experience with HP5+ has been that it is far less contrasty than Tri-X. In fact, the first few rolls I hated because they were so...blah...no snap to them at all.

It definitely sounds like you have over developed. Keep trying. it is a lovely film (but, I still prefer Tri-X).