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Ansel Adams, in the beginning

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A short Q and A with the author of a new book that explores the little-known early career of one of America’s most celebrated and beloved photographer. From Yale University Press Blog
Nevade Fall Rainbow

Nevada Fall, Rainbow

When Ansel Adams set out to photograph Nevada Fall in the spring of 1947, the Mist Trail was an obvious no-go. The trail, so named for the heavy mists that roll off Vernal Fall, would be impossible to travail without soaking his camera equipment.
Mount McKinley at Wonder Lake by Ansel AdamsMount McKinley at Wonder Lake, 1948, by Ansel Adams

Mount McKinley and Wonder Lake

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Ansel Adams’ “Mount McKinley and Wonder Lake” is one of the defining images of the Alaskan Wilderness. Ansel made this image when he, accompanied by his son Michael, set out in 1947 on a Guggenheim Fellowship to document the majestic landscapes of Alaska

A Winter Lightshow in Yosemite Valley

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For the intrepid visitor willing to brave the cold and possibility of snow in the park in winter, Yosemite provides unique rewards.

Stunning Ansel Adams print of Golden Gate before the bridge could fetch $250K at auction

An original Ansel Adams photograph showing a San Francisco scene that hasn't existed in nearly 85 years is hitting the auction block for the first time. "The Golden Gate Before the Bridge" will go up for sale at Bonhams in New York on Monday.…
Oak Tree, Sunset City, by Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams worked to help less fortunate

Son recalls father’s support for Japanese-Americans in WWII; to give talk in Port Hadlock Full article at When Japanese-Americans…
Bristlecone Pine Rhythm, by Della Taylor Ross

Ansel Adams exhibition, programming come to region

TRAVERSE CITY — Ragnar “Rags” Avery knew just where to turn for advice when he received his first real camera as a college graduation gift. “At that time Ansel Adams was extremely popular,” said Avery, a business development consultant…

Quick Read: Crooked Tree focuses on Ansel Adams all summer

After years of planning, the Crooked Tree Arts Center in Petoskey will soon open “Ansel Adams: Masterworks,” an exhibit comprising 47 images from Ansel Adams and one portrait of Adams by James Alinder, in its Bonfield and Gilbert galleries. Sheila…

Banish the winter doldrums with a museum outing

Shake off those January blahs and warm the soul by checking out some of the current art exhibits on view through the area. Local museums offer a wide range of exhibits that are sure to help keep winter in the background for a while. Here’s…

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

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

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…
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