Here are a few samples from Fuji’s Superia ISO 1600 film (B&H Amazon eBay). When shooting with film this fast in 135 format, you can pretty much count on some grainy images and low resolution; so my expectations were low from the get-go, and obviously it’s the first time I’ve used this film. However, after a quick scan …
Our review camera today is the ILFORD HP5 Plus 400 single use camera (B&H Photo, Ebay, Amazon) which comes loaded with ILFORD HP5 400 black and white film. Apparently this is ILFORDs attempt to enter the ever-dwindling single use camera market currently dominated by Kodak and Fuji; if so, Kodak and Fuji have nothing to worry about. These simple little film cameras are supposed to appeal to customers that want something different, and fun. Some folks may have fun with a really cheap quality B&W camera, and some folks will be angry that they wasted ten bucks. Based on the results I received, I'm among the latter.
Shall we do a quick walk-around of our review camera?
Film type; black and white HP5 Plus 400. This is somewhat of a 'classic' B&W film with