Lith Printing workshop with Mike Crawford

 16 May
 Lux Darkroom
  - - London - United Kingdom
 Lux Darkroom
16-17th May 10am-5pm £250 To book a place, please contact Lith printing is a unique process. Conventional black and white negatives are printed using selected photographic papers processed in lith developer, to produce work with a distinctive tonality. This can range from a strong, gritty contrast with hard shadows and warm midtones to prints with soft, muted, delicate tones. During this two-day workshop, students will learn different techniques to control the contrast and tone through exposure and development plus additional toning and bleach methods to further manipulate the prints’ range of colours. Subjects include: • Demonstration and workshop on exposure and lith development • Refining and additional chemistry used in development • Suitability of available photographic papers • Opportunity to experiment with discontinued ‘lith’ papers • Bleach and re-development techniques for colour change • Toning Lith Prints All materials will be provided. Mike Crawford is a photographer and specialist photographic printer based in London. He has printed for many leading photographers, working on numerous exhibitions and publications. In addition, he has held several exhibitions of his own photography, primarily working in urban landscape and portraiture. Mike is an Ilford Photo Master Printer and has taught at several Universities and Institutes and is the author of four technical photographic books and numerous articles for various photographic magazines.

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