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  • Series: Ansel Adams Photography, Book 3 (Book 3)
  • Paperback: 210 pages
  • Publisher: Little, Brown; new paper edition edition (June 1, 1995)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0821221876
  • ISBN-13: 978-0821221877
  • Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 7.5 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #232,937 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Ansel Adams (1902-1984) was one of the great artists and environmentalists of the twentieth century. In a remarkable career spanning more than sixty years, he made over 40,000 photographs. Adams was a master teacher as well as a master photographer, believing that his approach to photography was universally applicable. From 1955 until 1984 he conducted annual photography workshops, first in Yosemite and later in Carmel. But his most important and lasting contribution to the artistic, practical, and technical aspects of black-and-white photography was through his legendary technical series (revised several times since the initial publication in the early 1950s): The Camera, The Negative, and The Print.

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Ansel Adams (1902 - 1984) was the most honored American photographer of the twentieth century. Through his exhibitions 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.

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What more could one ask than wisdom from one of the best ever!!
G. Ruge
Although some of the info in this book is dated the basic concepts of printmaking are brilliantly explained by the master.
Mark Bau
If you are serious about understanding what goes into the making of an excellent photograph then this book is a must have.
Bruce Ellingwood

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38 of 44 people found the following review helpful By Bob Carpenter on August 22, 2001
Format: Paperback
Despite the heavy emphasis on chemical and paper, this book's essentially about cropping, contrast control, and presentation. These are the core topics you'll need to master even if you only do digital photos. All the better if you use PhotoShop, because it recreates the controls (like burning and dodging) of a darkroom.
One thing that may be disappointing is the focus on black and white. Color control is crucial in making color prints and intimately tied with contrast.
The three books in this series can be read independently, but together provide a complete clinic from positioning the camera to displaying a final print.
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14 of 15 people found the following review helpful By And V. Antonopoulos on April 24, 2007
Format: Paperback
The book is excellent. Although these techniques are not widely applied today, with appropriate experience and thinking this knowledge can be applied and transferred to modern software like Adobe Photoshop. It can help relate modern and classic photography printing processes (traditional vs computerized).

One little remark would be for the publisher. The paper the book is printed is gloss with quite a high reflectance index. This results in making reading the book at certain angles quite impossible for your eyes.
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33 of 40 people found the following review helpful By mark_online@yahoo.com on August 4, 1998
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Stop using this from the library... Just buy it and get it over with!!
Ansel's fantastic images and stories combine with his technical discussions to provide the perfect insight into how to become the necessary craftsman. His uncompromising approach into printmaking and photography are clear and simple examples that any novice should at least start with. There are other books out there - but no better start than this. Enjoyable and instructive at the same time!
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15 of 18 people found the following review helpful By Doc on December 13, 2001
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The last of a three book series, this volume provides comprehensive instructions detailing the developing process. Chapters on mounting and displaying photographs are at the books end completing the readers education. This book written by Ansel Adams, made famous for his B&W photographs, will disapoint any reader interested in the art of color photography. This three book collection is a must for any B&W photographer.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Nicolas George on June 19, 2007
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In this third part of Adams' technical writings, you'll find a guide to go from what a camera recorded (it talks about a negative, but can be well applied to a digital raw file) to a fine print delivering "what you saw and felt" to the viewer.

Even if it applies to B&W, I find that much of the content can be applied to color work if you think a bit more about it - mostly now, in the digital age with separated luminance and chrominance controls.

You'll also read some good ol' kitchen recipes about developers and toning... These will be less and less useful, but can bring back the smell of the darkroom to your memory ;o)... And quite often, the principle that based the recipe can be applied to another media.

A reference, whether shooting film, digital or glass plates (and of invaluable interest for the two former).
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By RJC on December 24, 2003
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This is one of a few books in this Ansel Adams series. He discusses a number of aspects of the print, it's limitations, and many techniques that can be used to exploit print characteristics. I highly recommend this book to anyone who is at all serious about B&W photography whether developing your own prints or not.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Bruce Ellingwood on October 29, 2011
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If you are serious about understanding what goes into the making of an excellent photograph then this book is a must have. Even the most talented artist must understand the tools and conditions they use to create the end result, and this book guides you through understanding the technical considerations before tripping the shutter.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Yaderp on May 18, 2008
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If you long for the days when photography, real photography, was black and white on film, then you will love this book. Of commercial necessity it has been years since I maintained my own darkroom and printed my own prints . . but how I miss the magic! This book brings it all back and in so doing opens some new creative channels in my mind as to how to get beautiful prints in the digital age. If you're a purist, you will love this book. If you are a pragmatist you will find ways to correlate traditional methods to digital processing and printing (even though the book does not address the topic of digital at all.) If you are serious about b/w get this book then work with your own shots and in your own workflow until you can emulate the look of this master.
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