If you look at an Ansel Adams print, it will provide you with a great representation of the tonality that can be achieved with a large format negative!

Quote Originally Posted by ian grant
In practice an LF negative just looks like a 35mm neg or 120 negative of the same type except it has a larger area.
...but given the fact that 4x as many film grains portray the same subject area on 4x5 sheet film as 135 format neg, the gradations of tonality will be far superior from the large format iimage!