Chris Johnson: The Practical Zone System: For Film and Digital Photography
Pages: 256 | PDF | Focal Press; 4th edition (September 29, 2006) | ISBN 0240807561 | 5 Mb
Praise for previous editions: "The Practical Zone System is one of the easier books to understand on the zone system for better black-and-white photographs... Its takes the complex issues of the zone system and removes the calcualtions and just gives you what you need to know."--The Midwest Book Review
"I have found this new book on the zone system to be one of the best I have seen so far, and as an added bonus, it is even easy to understand..." - Apogee Photo Magazine Nov.
Diagrams and illustrations show readers how to previsualize a picture and master the Zone System requirements of contrast control. It explores use of the system in digital photography.-PC Photo, February 2007 The book includes testing methods, test results for 10 major films in Kodak's XTOL developers, an overview of color photography, a listing of Internet resources for professional and fine art photographers, a primer on basic photography, and examples of how commercial photographers use the Zone System in their work.-Studio Photography, February 2007