a system for envisioning the values to appear in a black-and-white print and for determining exposure and development, based on a scale of shades ranging from 0 (black) to IX (white).
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Origin of zone system
First recorded in 1970–75
Words nearby zone system
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Example sentences from the Web for zone system
On July 7, she said the team advanced to its current plan, the zone system, that allowed the nearly 20-person team into the studio all at the same time, but kept them in two separate kitchen studios.‘A new way of working’: Publishers’ test kitchens return to studios with new safety procedures in the mix|Kayleigh Barber|August 14, 2020|Digiday