Twelve. Project: Black & White


If you get a bunch of my photographer friends together to chat about images, the conversation will automatically drift to some of the great masters of photography and how they approached their work. One day, while doing this, one of my friends brought up the name Ansel Adams—someone I hold in very high regard for his black-and-white photography. The conversation drifted in and out of the use of his Zone System for making images, and some mused as to whether Ansel Adams would have been fond of what we are doing in the digital world. Thinking about it, I’ve often considered that had he seen what we are able to do ...

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