Sensuous and Surreal: Group f/64 and scenes of Sand Dunes

Read the story about group f/64 and view some of the rarest known images of sand dunes by Ansel Adams.
Atmospheric Reflections

Atmospheric Reflections: Original Photographs

Ansel Adams' status as one of our greatest atmospheric photographers remains unchallenged, even in this era of high-definition and brilliant-color photography.

The Story of Moon and Half Dome

Read the iconic story of Moon and Half Dome by Ansel Adams.
Maroon Bells by Ansel Adams

Maroon Bells

Ansel Adams made this photograph of Maroon Bells in 1951, while traveling to one of the first meetings of the Aspen Institute, a gathering of intellectuals and artists set amidst Colorado’s natural beauty.

Half Dome View from Glacier Point Yosemite Image By Ansel Adams

The view from nearby Glacier Point—the view that Ansel Adams captured in his iconic 1947 image Half Dome from Glacier Point—that makes it clear where Half Dome got its name.

Reflection, Merced River

Ansel Adams made this photograph of Merced River as seen from the Gates of the Valley, near the western end of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite Valley, Thunderstorm by Ansel Adams

Thunderstorm, Yosemite Valley

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Ansel Adams made this photograph of Thunderstorm, Yosemite Valley at the famous Tunnel View with his large format view camera.

Vernal Fall

Vernal Fall stands 317 feet tall and is among the most powerful waterfalls in Yosemite. Ansel made the dramatic image around 1948 to showcase its raw power.
Rose and Driftwood, 1932 by Ansel Adams

Rose and Driftwood, 1932

Ansel Adams' Rose and Driftwood might be considered a “still life.” Photographing a Rose his Mother grew, positioned on driftwood.
Ansel Adams, “Bridalveil Fall

Bridalveil Fall, Yosemite National Park

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Bridalveil Fall is one of Yosemite's premier attraction. Native Americans referred to Bridalveil as Pohono. Ansel made this classic image in 1927.