A Photo Conference was held at Aspen, Colorado in 1951 thanks to Walter P. Paepcke, founder and backer of the Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies. Beaumont Newhall’s report of it, written in October of 1951 is published in its entirety in order to indicate the fullness of the conference.
7. THE ZONE SYSTEM APPLIED TO ROLL-FILM PHOTOGRAPHY
8. THE ZONE SYSTEM APPLIED TO COLOR TRANSPARENCIES AND ARTIFICIAL LIGHT
9. A METHOD OF CONVERTING OTHER METERS FOR USE WITH THE ZONE SYSTEM*
10. INTERPRETATION OF NEGATIVES AND INTERPRETATION OF THE SUBJECT
The theory of Ansel Adam's method of planned photography was presented in a previous issue accompanied with sufficient practical data to enable the reader to put the system into practice. Now the manual is continued with "tune-up" methods, ways to apply the system to roll-film photography, color and artificial light; and the exposition of the system as a discipline.
Paese in Italian means village. It also means country, territory, fatherland. Perhaps it could be translated home town or native land. Luzzara, which this book portrays in the words of Cesare Zavattini and the photographs of Paul Strand, is typical of the hundreds of villages in Italy which no tourist visits for there are no unusual guidebook sights to be seen.