I agree completely with the above.
Originally Posted by Nicholas Lindan
Including certain tonalities for no reason may be sophomoric, discerning the limits of a negative's highlight and shadow detail, however, can be a critical step in deciding what tonal range will best express one's vision for a particular image.
I'm eager to get a look at your prints in person, Nicholas. Posting in forums becomes a bit meaningless at a point. I've learned far more from viewing others prints in the hand than anything else. Hopefully we make it to the same event again soon. All the best. Shawn