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The Digital Zone System by Robert Fisher

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Introduction

Many people will read the title of this book and think the idea of using the Zone System for digital photography and digital printing is nothing but sheer heresy. And to those people it probably is. Others have, over the years, tried to opine on whether Ansel Adams would have stuck steadfastly to his wet darkroom, or if he would have embraced digital photography and Photoshop. Many photography magazines, particularly those with an outdoor/landscape theme, reference Adams regularly and fill many column inches discussing how Adams would have adapted in the digital photography era. I’m not going to presume either way; I’m simply going to take some of his techniques and methods and apply them to the editing and printing of digital photographs, ...

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