Quote Originally Posted by Stephen Benskin View Post
Bill, according to the reproduction curve, an increase in the contrast for one part of the curve means a decrease in another.
I'm not following this. If I lift the flare curve (more flare), I decrease contrast in the film curve in the shadows. Tracing that part of the curve to the paper, this decreases the density difference between points on the print too. That is not an increase in contrast the way I imagine it.