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Many Happy Returns

Opening 6/6/21, The Ansel Adams Gallery, “Many Happy Returns: Photographic Meditations on Yosemite” will feature works from our Represented Artists.

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.
Ansel Adams Glacial Polish, Lyell Fork

Ansel Adams & The Spirit of Yosemite: Early High Sierra

A collection of Ansel Adams vintage photographs from the early 1920s. Many of which were made duing the Sierra Club, High Country pack trip.
Photography by Keith Walklet

Spring in Yosemite

Spring in Yosemite is a cherished time of year. The waterfalls boom and the dogwoods bloom, all of which makes for boundless inspiration. Enjoy this collection of work from our distinguished family of artists made in the National Park during this spectacular season.
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.
Yosemite Valley, Summer by Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams & The Spirit of Yosemite – The Incomparable Valley

For Ansel Adams, Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise, a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space.
Ansel Adams, Cedric Wright and Friends

Ansel Adams & The Story of the Sierra Club Outings

From his first official experiences with the Sierra Club in 1927 through his final year as a board member in 1971, Ansel Adams cherished these outings. It was on these trips that he developed lifetime friendships over days of hiking, and nights of entertainment.
Ansel Adams & The Range of Range

Range of Light

The Sierra Nevada, called the “Range of Light” by John Muir, rises as a great wave of stone between the Great Basin and the Central Valley of California.
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.
Ansel Adams, “Bridalveil Fall