He does a very good job of explaining the basics of the Zone System and how to use it with digital cameras.
The Photos in this book are awesome by themselves but it's really a text book and because it is so well done it's entertaining at the same time.
Perhaps the section will most help those already familiar with the basics to understand how to apply these techniques like the masters.
I'm enjoying reading it, I've been a fan of Ansel Adams for years. Hope I can get my digital camera to do as well as Frye has done.Published 13 days ago by Brownie
Nice Book! Thought is was mostly Ansel Adams style, but not quite. Still beautiful pictures and great tips.Published 23 days ago by Denise Patronik
About 10 of the 160 pages were devoted to the Zone System created by Ansel Adams, thus making the title misleading. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Rachel Matvy
I bought over the years about 50 photo books and this one stands above the crowd. Good advice, good examples (Michael's own photos), mostly the American west (Yosemite National... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Shutterbug
My mom used to go on Michael Frye's nature walks in Tuolumne Meadows and she was a big fan of his. I bought this book to remind me of her and found that she was right as usual. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Cruxrush
Very disappointed in this book. It completely failed to explain the zone system for digital (apparently its big selling point). Read morePublished 4 months ago by Richard P
Came next day...wished it was in hardcover... I thought it was a coffee table book but more of how to take good picsPublished 4 months ago by Heather watts
The author is very insightful and thorough in his approach to teaching photography.Book is well written with excellent examples. IO recumbent any book written by Michael Frye.Published 6 months ago by John