Quote Originally Posted by Dr Croubie View Post
I've also seen another tutorial that works a bit differently to this one, in that once the first grade time is found, the second test strip is printed *on top* of the first one, rather than two separate strips from scratch.

Anyone have any opinions as to which method is better?
I do the hard on top of the soft approach. That's the one I was taught.

Quote Originally Posted by Dr Croubie View Post
Also, I've read enough about it to understand the whole what and the how (and the why). My biggest question is the when? Does it work best on landscapes, still-life, people? When I've got a low-contrast neg or a high contrast, a dense neg or a thin one? Or just all the time?
Some printers use it all the time - it's just their way of working. Like I said, I use it when a negative does not give up its needed contrast easily.