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An American photographer who is best known for his landscape photography. Creator of the "Zone System" of exposure.

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Can anyone identify this (allegedly) Ansel Adams photo of an ornate interior?

My wife purchased this photographic print some years ago. It is signed "Ansel Adams" on the back (it could be a stamp, or it could be an actual signature in pencil). The subject matter is a Middle ...
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Are Ansel Adams's theory books relevant today?

With the decline of film photography, it seems that there is no use for "The Negative" anymore. But what about "The Print" and other books where Adams teaches about light, technique and, well... ...
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Has anyone ever seen an Ansel Adams print with color added?

I have two prints stamped on the back "Best's Studios". One has the name Best signed on it. They look like Ansel Adams photos but none that I have seen anywhere I have looked. Both have some sort of ...
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What is Ansel Adams' “Zone System”?

I've heard much of Ansel Adams' Zone system, but I've never quite understood it. What is it, how and where is it used, and is it still useful with modern (digital) cameras? Thanks!