the zone system

essentially, the zone system is a how to read the light meter.
a whole lotta chicken bones and charts because light meters weren’t sell describing. and, they have foibles. from that came thefables and mythology of the Zone Sustem. err, system
even after mastering the mystery, passing through the Ansel church, you will still make dull, dim memorials — perfectly focused, perfectly exposed, pefectly empty exploration of someone else’s elsewhere.