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The Zone System and Studio Photography

About the Cover Image

The photograph on this book’s cover is titled “Nude, Campden Hill, London, April 1949,” a masterpiece of tableau photography by an artist who is an inspirational favorite of mine and also of Ansel Adams. I know this because the last original print I saw of this photograph was on Ansel’s wall in 1983, a year before he died.

Much more of Bill Brandt’s work can be seen at the website of his Archive at www.billbrandt.com/. Reproductions of this and limited edition fine prints can be purchased from his estate.

Although Bill Brandt did not use the Zone System for the creation ...

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