Lith print

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A lith print is a photographic printing process that uses standard black-and-white photographic paper with lithographic developer (often heavily diluted standard developer) to produce a print with dark shadows and soft, bright highlights. The effect has been described as "creamy highlights and hard shadows [...] an appearance not unlike a charcoal drawing".[1] Tones, colors, and subtle hues different from standard black-and-white print can be achieved.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Pallesen, Ann (June 2016). "American Connection". Black+White Photography. London: Jonathan Grogan. p. 22. 
  2. ^ Rudman, Tim. (1998) The Master Photographer's Lith Printing Course: A Definitive Guide to Creative Lith Printing. Aurum Press; 2nd Printing edition ISBN 978-1902538020