Quote Originally Posted by Karl A View Post
Fair enough, I will only add that it is difficult to do contact prints on variable contrast paper without an enlarger. I have tried. You will benefit from using contact paper to do it without an enlarger.
Gosh, I do it all the time. I built a little light box to restrict the light levels and provide someplace to put a filter; but when I say "I built", I actually mean "I cut two holes in a cardboard box and duct-taped a light fixture to the bigger one".

Low technology is still the best technology! :-)