The early chapters are devoted to a discussion of light, film and
exposure. What follows is a detailed discussion of the zone system,
chapters on natural and artificial light and at the end is an
extensive chapter on the darkroom and its equipment.
A master-class kind of guide from an undisputed master. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Adams is a clear-thinking writer whose concepts cannot but help the serious photographer. NEW YORK TIMES
Ansel Adams was a commercial photographer for 30 years, he won three Gugenheim grants to photograph the National Parks. Founding the f/64 group with Edward Weston in 1932, he developed zone exposure to get maximum tonal range from black and white film.