Meadow and Sun, Autumn, Yosemite by Charles Cramer

40 Years in Yosemite: A Retrospective of Charles Cramer

Charles Cramer and Ansel Adams have much in common. Both have called Central California home. Early in their career arc, both pursued music as a profession only to eventually be lured away by the artistic promise of photography.

A Closer Look: Artist Penny Otwell & Exhibit “Glacial Conclusions”

‘Glacial Conclusions’ exhibit by Penny Otwell will open at The Ansel Adams Gallery on October 11th and run through November 21st, 2020.
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Staff Spotlight: Staff Photographer Michael Wise

In an interview with Michael Wise, Staff Photographer for The Ansel Adams Gallery, we discover a reverence Michael has for the surrounding Nature in his home of Yosemite National Park, and how he has grown as an artist since arriving here.
Portrait of Brittany Colt, Courtesy of

Staff Spotlight: Staff Photographer Brittany Colt

Staff Photographer Brittany Colt joined The Ansel Adams Gallery in 2018 after developing a passion for teaching photography.

Yosemite and The West: Photographs by Bob Kolbrener

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Bob Kolbrener has been photographing these landscapes for over 50 years with his large and medium format cameras.
Mike Reeves

Staff Spotlight: Staff Photographer Mike Reeves

Staff Photographer Mike Reeves grew up visiting Yosemite and has lived in the park since 2010. Mike leads photography classes and private photography guiding at The Ansel Adams Gallery.
Photograph of Alex Honnold by Jimmy Chin

Vagabonds to Icons: Photographs of Yosemite’s Climbing Revolution

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The Ansel Adams Gallery will be hosting our new exhibition “Vagabonds to Icons: Photographs of Yosemite’s Climbing Revolution” in Yosemite Village from May 24th to August 22nd with works by Ansel Adams, Glen Denny, Tom Frost, Dean Fidelman, Corey Rich and Jimmy Chin among others on display.

The Quiet Beauty of Photographing Yosemite Valley in Winter

Gone are the back to back crowds of the summer months, leaving you and your creative eye with the freedom to explore, often uninterrupted. We interviewed Ansel Adams Gallery Staff photographer Mike Reeves on some of his favorite spots to capture the wonders of winter in Yosemite, as well as insider tips that will keep you dry, your equipment safe, and the way back to a warm fire and meal at the end of the day.

Yosemite Reverence: New Paintings by James McGrew

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pening on February 23rd and running through April 11th, 2020, “Yosemite Reverence: New Paintings by James McGrew” will showcase the dramatic beauty of winter storms and spring runoff; another chapter in the great relationship between humans and nature and art.

The Art of Winter in Yosemite National Park

Nestled in Yosemite Valley at The Ansel Adams Gallery is a new exhibition of Yosemite photography: an exploration of the park’s striking beauty in winter as captured by our current group of full-time instructors and staff members.