Quote Originally Posted by k_jupiter View Post
If you take one look at a contact print made from an 8x10 negative properly exposed and developed in a pyro staining developer... you will be hooked. There are levels of detail and gradients of tone you would not believe possible on a sheet of film.
I'm still getting caught up on the extra expense of dealing with 4x5 (and have yet to produce my first successful negatives, let alone a print... grrr). I'm betting you're probably right, and as such I should probably limit my chance of exposure to such temptation until my checkbook is ready for the expense of jumping to yet another format.