Fragile Waters at IMA

by HEATHER SPAULDING, Journal of the San Juans Office Manager/Reporter April 24, 2016

It was the Deep Water Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that inspired two friends to create IMA’s newest show. Curator Jeanne Falk-Adams and Barbara Cox, artist agent, created Fragile Waters at IMA April 23 – Sept. 5. “We need water, clean water. It isn’t possible to live without it,” said Falk-Adams. The […]

Story of Visualization

Don’t miss this story of Ansel Adams’ breakthrough when he first learned to visualize a photograph, moving from amateur to the true artistry he was known for. Then see previously unreleased footage of Ansel explaining exactly what he means by “visualization” and the points to master to be an “instinctive” photographer. All footage filmed in […]


  Presented by Jeanne Adams – January 7, 2016 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Cost: $5 for Non-Members. Free for Members. The Mariners’ Museum’s Liquid Light exhibition is a pioneering look at the world beneath the ocean. It would not have been possible without the efforts of world-renowned photography expert Jeanne Adams. Adams, the […]

moon and half dome signed SEP

Beginning in 1958 The Ansel Adams Gallery began selling Special Edition Prints. In the early years, Ansel signed each photograph after they were printed by his assistant. These full signature versions ended in 1972, but we currently have a few available for purchase from this era on our website. These would make a truly extraordinary […]

Canyon de Chelly from White House Overlook, Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona, 1942.

On his first trip to Canyon de Chelly in September 1937, Ansel was drawn to the “beautiful, flowing patterns” of the solidified sand dunes clearly visible in the lower left corner of this photograph. He wrote to his wife, Virginia, “The Canyon de Chelly exceeds anything I have imagined at any time!”

merced river cliffs autumn

Ansel Adams made this image on a chilly late autumn morning in 1939 with an 8″ x 10″ view camera and 10-inch Kodak Wide-Field Ektar lens. The Cathedral Rocks loom in the background. He took the photo from west side of the El Capitan bridge over the Merced River in Western Yosemite Valley .


That Time When Ansel Adams Posed for a Baseball Trading Card

by Brad Balukjian – September 15, 2015

In the 1970s, photographer Mike Mandel asked his famous colleagues to pose for a pack of baseball cards. The results are as amazing as you’d imagine Forget that 1989 Ken Griffey Jr. Upper Deck card or your 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle, the real baseball card prize is the Ansel Adams rookie. How many of you […]

Grand Canyon by Richard Lohmann

A Unique Offer in Fine Art Photography – Richard Lohmann

by Evan Russel, Curator – The Ansel Adams Gallery September 14, 2015

The Ansel Adams Gallery is thrilled to offer its collectors, friends and fellow art lovers, a chance to participate in a unique opportunity. From time to time on our website, we love to feature a hand-made image from one of our distinguished Gallery artists at a discounted price. This month, we have arranged to present […]


Yosemite, California – Yosemite National Park and Ansel Adams Gallery announce the fifth annual Gateway Expressions Student Art and Poetry Contest. The Gateway Expressions Student Art and Poetry Contest celebrates the creativity of youth in Yosemite’s gateway communities. The contest is open to all students, grades K-12, who attend school or youth programs within the […]

Vernal Fall

Ansel Adams exhibit coming to Reynolda House in spring

by LYNN FELDER Winston-Salem Journal September 9, 2015

An exhibition of work by Ansel Adams, an American photographer known for his luminous and detailed black-and-white nature photographs, will open at Reynolda House Museum of American Art on March 11 and hang through July 17. “Ansel Adams: Eloquent Light” is being compiled by the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth, Texas, […]