10. Traditional Darkroom Work on the Computer

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Seeing How Ansel Adams’s Ideas Still Resonate in the Digital Age

The tradition of landscape photography goes way back. This is where photography got started. Black-and-white landscape photography has had a strong influence on all photography and continues to influence landscape work today.

The tradition of landscape photography also goes back to the darkroom. As Ansel Adams said in his book The Print, “Much effort and control usually go into the making of the negative, not for the negative’s own sake, but in order to have the best possible ‘raw material’ for the final [image].” That is darkroom work. ...

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