With an 8x10 print size, the difference in quality between using a 35mm negative and a 4x5 negative is huge!! I can see it without my glasses!
Originally Posted by Arcturus
I generally don't print 35mm larger than 5x7~ due to the quality issues. To get a good 10x15 out of 35 is possible, but you need a tripod, fine grain film, careful focussing, mirror lockup, impeccable enlarging technique, and it's far easier to grab the Rollei or the 4x5 and the results are always far better.
But when I want a really good 8x10, I make a contact print.
Last edited by E. von Hoegh; 10-18-2013 at 03:57 PM. Click to view previous post history.