This intrigues me - if it works for 5x7 it would certainly be a low-cost alternative until I have the time & money to build a really nice setup. I know lots of folks used to used "sun lamps" for this, does the 27w BLB in a standard shop reflector do the same thing? Here's a LINK to the bulb in question.

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As a side note, you may be able to get by with one 27w BLB in a reflector for doing 8x10. Might set you back $40-50.