Could you help me to find about Ansal Adam?
John A. Lind
His name is spelled "Ansel Adams" which should help searching for information about him on the internet (and elsewhere).
See this site for two basic biographical sketches about his life:
Adams was a commercial photographer, although his landscape and a number of his architectural photographs across the Western U.S. are his most famous. He is most noted for his creation of the "Zone System" for black and white photography. It's not just an exposure method, it is an all-encompassing method that includes film developing and printing. There are those that enslave themselves to it and those that hate any mention of the Zone System (likely due to the "Zonies" that preach it as if it's the panacea for all that ails photography).
Ansel wrote a famous trilogy about photographic technique:
The Zone System is covered by all three, mostly in the last two volumes. Regarding Adams' Zone System, look at the underlying "durable principles" versus the specific method he used to achieve them:
The "calibration" involves performing experiments and keeping accurate records of their results. The purpose is to ensure that one can reliably and repeatably produce in a print what has been visualized in the mind.
Adams' first volume about cameras has a wealth of information about cameras, how they operate, and how to calculate various things needed to completely control them manually, especially for many specialized types of photographs.
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