If you want a negative with a density range of slightly more than log 3, how do you do it? (You can make a carbon print with 20 or 21 tones on a 21 step wedge.)
Lets use the sunny 16 rule on FP4+ as a baseline.
f16 at 1/125 in sun with hard shadows.
f8 at 1/125 in overcast conditions with almost no shadows.
f5.6 at 1/125 in open shade with no shadows visible
How would you expose and develop in theese 3 situations to get the density range you are after. Agitation, timing, developer choice etc. Film choice? (I use FP4 and Pyrocat M)
You do not have a densiometer. You have the simplest light meter if any. You are denser than a brick shithouse yourself.
I need help but please keep it simple.