Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/11

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Printing question
From: Johnny Deadman <>
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 17:01:14 -0500

on 11/1/01 4:16 pm, at wrote:

>> I know how to control the highlights in a print, and I know how to get the
>> black of the shadows where I want them.  Now the problem is the mid-tones.
>> I have a shot taken on a sunny day of some people sitting on white wooden
>> benches.  I can expose so that I get texture in the wood and select a grade
>> that gives me shadows where they should be, but mid-tones, such as faces in
>> the shadow, end up too dark and too low in contrast.  What should I do?

Open the Curves dialog, make a point in the centre of the curve and drag it
up or down... oops, sorry, should have read more carefully...

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Johnny Deadman