Tag: Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams book

I found a real gem at my local book store last week – an old Ansel Adams photography book. Quite exciting as Ansel Adams is generally considered one of the best photographers of all time. His pioneering work around the 1930-50s features stunning black & white landscape images of the American south west. Here’s a link to a website with a number of photos if you want to check out his work: Ansel Adams gallery Adams used to do a lot of darkroom post-production on his shots – the historical equivalent of all the computer photo processing we do nowadays. Dodging and burning the film reproductions often helped Adams transform his photos – I still use these same techniques….but all within Photoshop. If you’re in the Manly area and are after a good read, check out Desire Books at 3/3 Whistler Street (ph 9977 0888). They’re a block from my Read more…

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