A bath for stopping the action of a preceding bath by neutralizing any of its chemical still present.
- Lawless recommends choosing the correct exposure in the stop bath - note the time from the strip that gives a normal-looking, if somewhat dark, positive image, with a good tonal gradation.
- Continue the procedure until the negative has reached the necessary density, then transfer it to a stop bath and proceed as with other methods of development.
- Develop the prints for the recommended time for our enlarging paper; then use a stop bath and fixer.
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