Ansel Adams produced some of this century´s truly memorable photgraphic images and helped nurture the art of photography through his creative innovations and peerless technical mastery. This handbook - the third volume in Adam´s celebrated series of books on photographic techniques - has taught a generation of photographers how to explore the artistic possibilities of printmaking. It remains as vital today as when it was first published.
From designing and furnishing a darkroom and making your first print to mastering advanced techniques, such as developer modifications, toning and bleaching, and burning and dodging, The Print belongs on every photographer´s shelf. Filled with indispensable darkroom techniques and tips, this amply illustrated guide shows how printmaking - the culmination of photography´s creative process - can be used expressively to enhance the image.