Quote Originally Posted by Thomas Bertilsson View Post
1+3 is better. To gain shadow detail you need to develop longer, but since shadows develop slower it also takes less out of the developer in shadows, so higher dilution (lower activity) makes sense, because it helps keep the highlights in check because of that lower activity.
Since you develop longer you still get good highlights. The goal here is still to develop for the highlights, but the higher dilution and longer development time helps your shadows a bit.
Thanks for quick reply, i will it a try tomorrow!