Quote Originally Posted by jnanian View Post
my suggestion probably isn't the best for pinhole work
but low / flat light often times is best for paper negatives
whether you are making portraits or doing other things.

have fun !
Definitely agree. I've been shooting paper negatives with pinhole cameras for about 4 months now and have found out that the best way to control the contrast is simply shooting in low contrast areas or shooting on a day where it's overcast.