it might be but for right now it's what I have. can't put a door up there as there is nothing to mount a door up, can't use screws to put up a perma curtain. and the room does double duty for other things so don't want to go with the ol' tape method as that will become a pain very quickly.
so far it seems to be working up to my satisfaction though as right now I'm not going after the perfectionist look or anything just more working on getting what the hell I'm doing down as best as I can and getting negatives developed correctly is my first and formost issue as I can't seem to get a good dense set of negatives out.
how much of a difference are we really talking about here though as far as loss of contrast?