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    The Ansel Adams' Guide to Photography: Bk. 1 (Ansel Adams's Guide to the Basic Techniques of Photography) (Paperback) By (author) Ansel Adams, By (author) Paul Schaefer

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    DescriptionArguably the best book yet written for those wishing to pursue photography seriously, BASIC TECHNIQUES OF PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK 1 has been completely revised and updated in order to keep pace with fast-moving technological advances in the field. The revised edition includes more than fifty new illustrations offering still greater clarity in presenting Ansel Adams' legendary approach to photography. This revised edition provides information on: *variable contrast papers *digital cameras and view cameras * the Advanced photo system. BOOK 1 is organised to present the principles of black-and-white and colour photography to a broad range of photographers. It draws extensively on the philosophy and techniques of Ansel Adams, the best-known writer/teacher of photography of all time, and is profusely illustrated with Adams' own work as well as that of other photographers. John Schaefer skillfully interprets Adams' words, theories, and art as a foundation for a more clearly written, understandable and actively up-to-date guide to creative photography.


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    Title
    The Ansel Adams' Guide to Photography: Bk. 1
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ansel Adams, By (author) Paul Schaefer
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 416
    Width: 214 mm
    Height: 278 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 1,402 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780821225752
    ISBN 10: 0821225758
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: PHO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.4
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    BIC subject category V2: AJG
    DC21: 771
    DC22: 771
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24240
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 05
    B&T General Subject: 625
    Ingram Subject Code: AP
    Libri: I-AP
    LC subject heading:
    Abridged Dewey: 771
    BISAC V2.8: PHO007000
    B&T Approval Code: A06280000
    BISAC V2.8: PHO018000
    B&T Approval Code: A06201500
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: TR146 .S374 1999
    Thema V1.0: AJT
    Edition
    Revised
    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Publisher
    Little, Brown & Company
    Imprint name
    Bulfinch Press,U.S.
    Publication date
    15 April 1999
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Ansel Adams is widely regarded as the greatest photographic artist of the twentieth century. John P. Schaefer is a highly regarded photographer and author and a Trustee of The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust.
    Review quote
    ** 'If the serious photographer could have but one book on the subject, by all odds, this would be it. Superb. PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY OF AMERICA JOURNAL.
    Back cover copy
    Arguably the best book yet written for those wishing to pursue photography seriously, Basic Techniques of Photography, Book 1 has been revised and updated in order to keep pace with fast-moving technological advances in the field. The revised edition includes more than fifty new illustrations, offering still greater clarity in presenting Ansel Adams' legendary approach to photography.Since its publication in 1992, The Ansel Adams Guide: Basic Techniques of Photography, Book 1 has sold more than 100,000 copies and is used in many introductory photography courses. This revised edition offers new information on: -- variable-contrast papers -- view cameras and digital cameras -- recent technical changes in the Advanced Photo SystemBook 1 is organized to provide the principles of black-and-white and color photography to a broad range of photographers -- from the serious beginner to the advanced amateur. It draws extensively on the writings of Ansel Adams, the best-known writer/teacher of photography of our time, and is profusely illustrated with Adams' own work as well as that of other photographers. Numerous demonstration photographs and technical illustrations clarify the concepts and techniques that can seem bewildering to the novice photographer. In Book 1, John P. Schaefer skillfully uses Adams' words and art as a foundation for a comprehensive guide to creative photography, making this rewarding art accessible to all.