Traditionally, negatives are enlarged in the darkroom and exposed onto photo paper. Today, the hybrid process is more dominant. In other words, negatives are scanned and brought to paper via various methods. If you have scanned your photos and now have them in digital form, you will be happy to see how great they look on the screen and how easy it is to upload pictures to platforms such as Flickr or 500px for discussion and ratings.
Although it is indeed great fun to exchange views with other enthusiasts (and it can give you great feedback for your own development as a photographer), it is also a very special experience to grasp ...