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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 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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