Originally Posted by dnmilikan
I always found lowering the film speed (ie. more exposure needed) and longer developer times to be better for making negatives which printed nicely in Plt/Pld. But then again I never bothered with densotometers either. If it printed well, then I repeated the same process, if it didn't I adjusted the process.
Your post makes it sound like a higher film speed will give a denser negative. I found this to be opposite of what I experienced.