View Full Version : What value for Zone VIII with POP paper?

William Marderness
11-Mar-2000, 15:49
What denisity (in terms of a densitometer reading) is best for Zone VIII when pr inting on POP paper?

Chad Jarvis
12-Mar-2000, 08:46
You are going to find that "normal" negatives will print like mud. Give your negatives at least an extra stop of exposure and develop at N+1 or N+2. You want high contrast, and Zone VIII should be beyond 1.8 (perhaps as high as 2.0 to 2.4).