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.
Cathedral Peak and Lake by Ansel Adams

Cathedral Peak and Lake, 1938

Ansel Adams’ “Cathedral Peak and Lake” brings us back to the long friendship formed between Ansel and renowned artist Georgia O’Keeffe.
Galen Rowell, “Last Light on Horsetail Fall”

Horsetail Fall by Galen Rowell

Horsetail Fall, 1973. The story behind this legendary image by Galen Rowell. This photograph remains the most recognizable image of the famous waterfall.
Half Dome, Merced River, Winter by Ansel Adams

Half Dome, Merced River, Winter

Half Dome, Merced River, Winter is an iconic Ansel Adams photograph. A majestic rock formation that’s almost other-worldly with its steep, sheer face.
Yosemite Valley Winter by Ansel Adams on Hills Brothers Coffee Can

Making of Yosemite Valley, Winter

Yosemite Valley, Winter, cover photograph for Ansel’s Yosemite and the High Sierra, but is also featured on a special edition Hills Bros Coffee Can.

Frozen Lake and Cliffs, Sierra Nevada, Sequoia National Park, 1932

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In 1919, Ansel joined the Sierra Club as custodian of their headquarters in Yosemite , during the club outing, he captured "Frozen Lake and Cliffs."
About Yosemite Special Edition Photographs

Yosemite Special Edition Photographs Video

Watch a video about Yosemite Special Edition Photographs. Since 1958, The Ansel Adams Gallery has offered these beautiful works of art to original photographs.