Ansel Adams’s Zone System | Exposure, Sensitometry and Negative s-curves !

The Zone system was developed by Master Black and White Landscape photographer, Ansel Adams. (Feb. 20 1902 — Apr. 22, 1984)

The technique is based on the late 19th century sensitometry studies of Hurter and Driffield. The Zone System provides photographers with a systematic method of precisely defining the relationship between the way they visualize the photographic subject and the final results. Although it originated with black-and-white sheet film, the Zone System is also applicable to roll film, both black-and-white and color, negative and reversal, and to digital photography.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zone_System

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