Ansel Adams’ Camera Highlights Photography Offerings at Heritage Auctions

NEW YORK — The camera used a half-century ago by legendary photographer and environmentalist Ansel Adams will be offered in a public auction in New York City by Heritage Auctions’ Photographs auction, October 27. The Arca-Swiss 4x5 inch…

An In-Depth History of Group f.64

In 1967, a 20-year-old photography student went to a workshop featuring several of her idols, four of the original members of the famed Group f.64: Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham, Brett Weston and Willard Van Dyke. The experience changed her life.

The Knoxville Museum of Art presents photographs by Ansel Adams

KNOXVILLE – The Knoxville Museum of Art presents Sight and Feeling: Photographs by Ansel Adams January 31-May 4, 2014. This exhibition of 23 prints by Ansel Adams emphasizes the role of the artist’s intuitive and emotional response to…

Ansel Adams: The drama and beauty of the American West

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London (CNN) -- Famed for his rugged, immense portraits of the American West, Ansel Adams regularly tops lists of the 20th century's greatest nature photographers. Adams has won countless awards, including the highest U.S. civilian honor,…

The girls of Manzanar

One was photographed by Ansel Adams. The other wrote a best-selling memoir. Their stories still resonate.   By THERESA WALKER / THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER The girls were 7 when Executive Order 9066 uprooted their lives in Los Angeles. That…

Exhibition reveals the more fluid side of Ansel Adams

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SALEM — The photography of Ansel Adams is so sturdily composed, so enduringly right that it can feel like the aesthetic equivalent of granite. Unbudgeably there. Non-porous. A waste of time to take issue with. These feelings emerge from qualities…

UC Berkeley, as seen through Ansel Adams’ camera

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Nearly 50 years, ago, American photographer and environmentalist Ansel Adams shot black-and-white images of the University of California campuses, creating a vast repository of 1960s photographs that was named “Fiat Lux” (“Let there be…

Ansel Adams’ assistant to speak at Effingham chamber banquet

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Photographer Alan Ross says the advent of digital cameras has given more people the opportunity and inclination to take photographs, resulting in more ordinary people capturing extraordinary images. Ross, an internationally respected photographer…

Ansel Adams’ photos of 1940 L.A. show him working in urban mode

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About 60 of Ansel Adams’ stepchildren will spend the coming four weeks hanging out in a downtown art gallery. They’re pictures the great photographer of natural landscapes took of urbanized Los Angeles around 1940 – and donated to the…

Ansel Adams in LA

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Eye local photos taken by the photo legend. Quick. Think "Ansel Adams" and then tell us what the next thing is that springs to mind. Is it a stunning, ethereal shot of Yosemite's Half Dome? Is it a panoramic take on some distant, snow-capped…