If your a beginner I recommend reading a beginner photography book.
This is still a great book as it covers the zone system (still great for digital) and darkroom techniques that can easily be applied to the "digital darkroom".
Adams' attention to detail in testing contrast and resolution in various lighting situations forms the core of the Zone System and of this book.
Excellent, nothing else to say. If you take pictures, buy it. I shoot entirely digital (50,000 pictures or so to date on multiple high-end cameras), but I still read Ansel.Published 6 days ago by Loyd
This classic book by one of America's greatest greatest photographers introduces Ansel Adam's zone system. Don't let the title fool you. Read morePublished 1 month ago by D. Roberts
This should be mandatory reading for anyone wishing to call themselves a photographer. Even if you have never or will never own a film camera, this book will give you practical... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Nick Sandin
100% complete book about the subject. No shortcuts or abreviations. A must have for every serious photographer.Published 3 months ago by Pawel
Excellent description of the zone method. Enjoyable reading from the master.Published 4 months ago by Papaw