Ansel Adams Natural Landscapes
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Ansel Easton Adams (February 20, 1902 – April 22, 1984) was an American photographer and environmentalist, best known for his black-and-white photographs, with great composition and care about the light and tones. With Fred Archer, Adams developed the Zone System as a way to determine proper exposure and adjust the contrast. The resulting clarity and depth characterized his photograph. Adams primarily used large-format cameras despite their size, weight, setup time, and film cost, because their high resolution helped ensure sharpness in his images. Adams also founded the Group f/64 along with,photographers like Willard Van Dyke and Edward Weston. Adams's photographs are a source of inspiration to many of us, and a pleasure to see. So, try to show (mimic) is style.
Tuesday, 3rd July, 2012 (GMT)
Tuesday, 10th July, 2012 – Monday, 16th July, 2012 (GMT)
Tuesday, 17th July, 2012 – Monday, 23rd July, 2012 (GMT)
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Shot in Yosemite Valley on a fairly clear day with early model Minolta digital camera.
|Submitted:||Tuesday, 10th July, 2012 00:45 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Saturday, 21st May, 2011|
|Focal length:||135 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/200 sec|
|Notes:||Metering was done off the rock face and then the following taken into consideration to achieve the final exposure: 1. Exposure was adjusted to keep from blowing out detail in the sky or water. 2. The falls I specifically did not want to stop entirely, or smooth out so much they lost their raw power. Since I did not have B&W filters available at the time color channels were used in post processing to reproduce colored gels frequently used for B&W work.|
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