Shows how the making of a fine print is the culmination of the photographic process. The technical information is clear and concise, starting with designing and equipping a darkroom. The text continues through making the first print and ends with professi
Ansel Adams produced some of this century's truly memorable photgraphic images and helped nurture the art of photography through his creative innovations and peerless technical mastery. This handbook - the third volume in Adam's celebrated series of books on photographic techniques - has taught a generation of photographers how to explore the artistic possibilities of printmaking. It remains as vital today as when it was first published.
From designing and furnishing a darkroom and making your first print to mastering advanced techniques, such as developer modifications, toning and bleaching, and burning and dodging, The Print belongs on every photographer's shelf. Filled with indispensable darkroom techniques and tips, this amply illustrated guide shows how printmaking - the culmination of photography's creative process - can be used expressively to enhance the image.
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.