Quote Originally Posted by markbarendt View Post
I agree.

Ignore the shadows for a bit and nail the highlights with exposure. If the highlights look good printed this way then you may be better off using burn and dodge.
You and cliveh have persuaded me - I will try this first. Just to make more clear what I am talking about - here are two examples of prints that I would like to improve:



@BMbikerider - thanks for tip how to reduce contrast in fixed grade papers, since I have a lot of fix graded papers, in parallel with multigrade learning, I will try this as well.

Winter, autumn, and rainy weather: always good excuse to play in darkroom little more