I agree with both of the above. What I found with this test (and something I had to see with my own efforts) was that grain is grain. What I inadvertantly realised was that the contrast 'from the negative' could be brought out quite dramatically.
I love grain but I also love contrast. But which is better? There's only one way to find out . . . Fight !!! (Harry Hill )
Good call. Let's fight and make the world better...
Some time, try shooting HP5+ at 100, process in Rodinal at 1+25 for about 13 minutes with normal agitation. Print at Grade 5. Have fun.
"Make good art!"
- Neil Gaiman
"...the heart and mind are the true lens of the camera".
- Yousuf Karsh
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit".