Quote Originally Posted by David A. Goldfarb
(snip) So do a test with slide film at a non-macro distance so you don't have to calculate exposure factor. Figure a softbox is going to cost you between 1.5 and 2.5 stops and shoot a series of frames a half stop apart.
I understand the advantages of using slide film (narrow latitude, no printing compensation), but would using b/w film and viewing the negs themselves be reasonably valid?