Quote Originally Posted by Donald Miller
Typically other then the dmax and dmin that a given paper (VC or graded) will deliver the only other variable factor is the exposure scale, as expressed in the curve at a given grade, of the paper. .
NO you've missed out another extremely important variable the type of development.

Essentilally a Warm tone developer is a finer grain paper developer, by over exposing and underdeveloping you can get still finer grain - and so even warner toned images.

Les McLean's earlier post tells yopu how.