I as many have studied Ansel Adams, Weston and many of the "Greats" work in detail. I have learned much and taken away small pieces that help my work improve daily as many of us have over the years.
It is not so much the taking of the Photograph but the process "making the photograph.
Ansel Adams stands apart from others not because of so much his artistic eye which was outstanding, but his "process" from conception to print. He was without a doubt the greatest in his day and to this day as a great "teacher" of the craft the art. There are so many wonderful Photographers in this small world but very few had the complete skill as a master Crastman, Artist and teacher as AA had. He is to photography what Eivis is to Rock and Roll...