Beyond the Digital Zone System—Sitemap
Several parts comprise this site. It begins with a wide-angle view of the digital zone system as a whole. Next comes an attempt at a formal analysis of the underlying principles of the zone system, ending with a general approach to applying it to any photographic media. Then comes a detailed application of the zone system to a workflow that begins with a digital camera and ends with an inkjet printer, using a Nikon D700 and a Leaf Aptus-II 5 digital back. Last is the original content of the site, a “test run” of the above procedure applied to a Canon G11 camera.
The Digital Zone System—beginners start here.
A general approach to applying the zone system to any photographic media
Zones are exposure values, and there aren’t always ten.
Summary—an overview of the workflow described below.
Detailed application of the zone system to a Nikon D700 and a Leaf Aptus-II 5 digital back
RawTherapee [updated 7/6/2014]
Windows vs. Linux [updated 1/3/2015]
Going to Extremes [uploaded 10/4/2014]
Test run with the Canon G11 (original content)
Bibliography and Links
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