Quote Originally Posted by markbarendt View Post
I realize that pegging to the highlights will typically create lots of shadow detail. This choice is simply a matter of picking my priorities. Getting the mid-tones right, especially faces, trumps everything else for me.
I appreciate that, and in portraiture I do the same, spot faces and place on VI. -or- Incident read and done.

I am interested to hear more opinions and see more charts and photographs of using the film shoulder. Also agree there might be some value in using traditional primitive emulsions to explore this idea.