> >single paper negative. That was the easiest way for me to get an enlarged
> The easiest but the most difficult...
That I would definitely agree with. That is part of the reason I figured
I needed to try something new. Exposure times were very long with this
> positives are very difficult to judge by beginners
Could be, but we have to start learning somewhere <grin>.
> Carbon likes negs "with real meat" in them. If you don't have a
> densitometer handy you know you have a good neg for carbon when you can
> make a good quality silver bromide print on grade #1 or #0 paper.
OK, that helps.
> Cheap film for small prints is false economy. If, and only if it can be
> made to work, it makes sense with large sizes only.
I don't think we are disagreeing here.