Thank you Daniel. Your are right, of course. So I rescanned the neg right now.
So here is the neg.-scan.
1. I drew a blue line. Above that line I burned 1 stop. That means exact the same time as the base exposure of the entire print. 5 seconds. I cut out a mask and held it in the middle to burn.
2. In the gallery, the right pic is printed at grade 2.5 ( http://www.apug.org/gallery/data/501/212.jpg ), the middle one at grade 3 ( http://www.apug.org/gallery/data/501/35.jpg ).
3. toning is done just via inspection/appearance.
Overall: I find it remarkable how much you can make out of a "boring" sky. I think it helped me that I do develop ID11 1+2, which gives greater grain. It is also remarkable how much sharpness the print gains just through increasing the grade.
A very good thread! I hope to see some more.
Best regards, Dietmar
Last edited by Dietmar Wolf; 03-09-2008 at 03:55 PM. Click to view previous post history.