Quote Originally Posted by bernard_L View Post
How are the members of this forum to judge whether your negatives lack (or not) punch from a digitized version?
Simple for me, the OP said so.

Quote Originally Posted by bernard_L View Post
Something else. From accumulated measurements with known good light meters, I found (and I'm not alone in that respect) that "sunny 16" should really be "sunny 11" in most cases. And, if significant open shadows are present (not dominant) in the picture, that becomes "sunny 8".
Those are fair choices, simply because it gets you what you want.

It is really rare for me to "need" more exposure than box speed.