Quote Originally Posted by rootberry View Post
Shawn, that is exactly how I would describe my darkroom. I use a very small safelight, use the same development times, and have mild darkroom temps. I know that you mostly contact print Shawn, but do you use an enlarger as your light source?
I use a 15 watt clear light bulb in a silver reflector, like you would get in a hardware store, and clip a varying number of paper towels (usually between 3 a and 7) over the bottom to decrease intensity. The light source to contact frame distance is about 2.5 feet. Nothing wrong with a light bulb, it's worked well for some of the best photographers in the world.