The Negative

The Negative

by Ansel Adams, Robert Baker

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The Negative is the second volume in the acclaimed and highly influential The Ansel Adams Photography Series. This second volume is anchored by a detailed discussion of Adams' Zone System and his seminal concept of visualization. It presents detailed discussion of artificial and natural light, film and exposure, and darkroom equipment and techniques. Numerous examples of Adams' work clarify the principles discussed. Handsomely illustrated with photographs by Adams as well as instructive line drawings, this classic manual can dramatically improve your photography."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316420945
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publication date: 03/20/2018
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 96 MB
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About the Author

Ansel Adams (1902-1984) was the most honored American photographer of the twentieth century. Through the exhibition and publication of his work, his writings, and his leadership in the Sierra Club, Adams was also a prescient and highly effective voice in the fight to preserve America's remaining wilderness.

Table of Contents

  Introduction                                      ix  
  Visualization and Image Values                     1   
  Light and Film                                     9   
  Exposure                                          29   
  The Zone System                                   47   
  Filters and Pre-exposure                          99   
  Natural Light Photography                        125   
  Artificial Light Photography                     155   
  Darkroom Processes                               181   
  Darkroom Equipment and Procedures                195   
  Value Control in Processing                      219 
  Appendixes                                       239 
  Index                                            266 

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