Digital Landscape Photography: In the Footsteps of Ansel Adams and the Masters

Digital Landscape Photography: In the Footsteps of Ansel Adams and the Masters

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Ansel Adams and his contemporaries Edward Weston and Eliot Porter pioneered landscape photography. The second edition of this bestselling book will show you what can be learned from the working processes of these masters, and how their lessons on light, composition, and mood can be applied today. As one of Adams' natural successors in the field, Michael Frye's own photography provides many stunning examples of the results that can be achieved.

This new edition is enhanced with more discussions of the Zone system, including information about testing your digital camera's true dynamic range.Additionally, deeper analysis of the Masters and their work that will help improve and inspire your work. All software information is updated to cover the latest releases.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 208.28 x 236.22 x 10.16mm | 612g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 2nd New edition
  • 400 Halftones, color
  • 113885980X
  • 9781138859807
  • 557,712

Table of contents

Introduction; Technical Foundations: Perfecting Your Craft; The Zone System in the Digital Age; Light; Composition; Capturing a Mood; Processing
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About Michael Frye

Michael Frye is a professional photographer specializing in landscapes and nature. He has written numerous magazine articles on the art and technique of photography, and is the author and photographer of The Photographer's Guide to Yosemite, three titles in the Yosemite Meditations series, and three ebooks, including Landscapes in Lightroom: The Essential Step-by-Step Guide. His photographs have been published in over thirty countries around the world, and magazine credits include National Wildlife, Outdoor Photographer, American Photo, Sunset, and Texas Highways. Michael has lived near Yosemite National Park in California since 1983.
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