The Camera

The Camera

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ISBN-13: 9780821221846
Publisher: Bulfinch
Publication date: 06/01/1995
Series: Ansel Adams Photography Series , #1
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 128,176
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Ansel Adams (1902-1984) was the most honored American photographer of the twentieth century. Through the exhibition and publication of his work, his writings, and his leadership in the Sierra Club, Adams was also a prescient and highly effective voice in the fight to preserve America's remaining wilderness.

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The Camera 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 13 reviews.
eveso on LibraryThing 25 days ago
Great read if you're serious about photography. Shows how a camera works. Worth reading, even if you're shooting digital only (like me).
DABlankinship on LibraryThing 25 days ago
Many people know Ansel Adams was a photographer, fewer know he was the preeminent photographer of his time (and that extends to now), and still fewer know that Adams was also a photo-chemist, mathematician, and technical genius who elevated photography from being an interesting gimmick to an accepted art form.¿The Camera¿ is the first of three volumes of the world¿s most comprehensive instruction in wet photography. The information in this book is accessible to novices through seasoned professionals. It is difficult to imagine a more elegant or instructive piece of literature ever being written on digital photography and it is a sad commentary on our changing lifestyles that Kodak has stopped making paper and chemicals for black and white photography.This is an excellent book. Very well written, copiously diagrammed and explained, and in the words of the master, himself. If you appreciate photography, you owe it to yourself to have this three volume set in your possession.DaveD. A. Blankinship
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