Zone System

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Ansel Adams (1902—1984) American photographer


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A system of exposure determination and development control for black‐and‐white. It was devised by Ansel Adams in the late 1940s. It is partly a system of visualization, and partly a form of simplified sensitometry.


Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

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