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The Art of Photography by Bruce Barnbaum

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CHAPTER 11

The Digital Zone System

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THE INFORMATION ON FILM AND DARKROOM PROCEDURES in the preceding chapters is directed at giving you, the photographer, control and predictability over the final image. Although digital logic differs from that of classical (i.e., traditional) photography, the goal is the same in the digital realm: predictable, controlled results.

The discussion that follows begins with a summary of how the photosites and related filters (collectively, the sensor) inside the camera work; turns to digital exposure, referred to as “capture”, and how to optimize it; and then discusses techniques to use multiple captures when the brightness ...

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