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Ansel Adams: The Camera Book

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Notes on condition: These books are fairly old, and all of them are used and show it. Some copies might show evidence of having been in a public library or someone's personal collection. The outer cover may show some yellowing and UV damage. The book will be complete and whole, but will likely show wear. Please purchase this with the perspective that you are acquiring this book for its incredible content that is being passed down from one pair of hands to another. 

Ansel Adams (1902-1984) produced some of the 20th century's most iconic photographic images and helped nurture the art of photography through his creative innovations and peerless technical mastery.

The Camera -- the first volume in Adams' celebrated series of books on photographic techniques -- has taught generations of photographers how to harness the camera's artistic potential. This time-honored handbook distills the knowledge gained through a lifetime in photography and remains as vital today as when it was first published. Along with visualization, image management, Adams' famous Zone System, and other keys to photographic artistry, The Camera covers 35mm, medium-format and large-format view cameras, while offering detailed advice on camera components such as lenses, shutters and light meters. Beautifully illustrated with photographs as well as instructive line drawings, this classic manual belongs on every serious photographer's bookshelf.

Hardcover, 224 pages. Lovingly used condition consisent with age.