Controlled lighting will help in the beginning steps... I am wary of going out with a camera for a few days then trying it ... I would really have to do an exposure sweep to be comfortable.look for the minus density maki lines.
Originally Posted by luxikon
to get unvariable conditions I created a table top arrangement with constant light situation. I took the pictures of an object with increasing underexposure and developed immediately in my darkroom and printed with extreme gradation.
This is such an amazing process that I can imagine it will fazinate me for a long time too. It's like starting darkroom work anew.
Your information about fog and flatness is very helpful.