dogwood blossoms by Ansel Adams

Dogwood Blossoms, 1938

Dogwood Blossoms

Available as a Modern Replica or Yosemite Special Edition Photograph

Ansel Adams made this image with a 5″ x 7″ view camera in 1938, the year he trekked through the high sierra with Edward Weston. Depending upon the year, dogwoods typically peak during April or May in Yosemite , evoking bursts of starlight against the bare forest backdrop. This dramatic contrast prompted Adams to compose one of his only still-life images. To capture the 12 blossoms in this spectacular spray of dogwoods, he placed them atop a nearby rock covered with pine needles and lichen

Dogwood Blossoms – Modern Replicas from $129
Dogwood Blossoms – Yosemite Special Edition Photograph from $325

Yosemite Special Edition Photographs

Moon and Half Dome – A Yosemite Special Edition Photograph

Ansel Adams launched the Yosemite Special Edition series in 1958. Today, Alan Ross makes each Special Edition Photograph by hand from Adams ‘ original negative on gelatin silver fiber paper. Each of the prints in this limited series bears an identifying stamp. Yosemite Special Edition Photographs are available only from The Ansel Adams Gallery. These photographs are available framed and unframed.

Modern Replicas

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Modern Replicas are authorized archival pigment prints of Ansel Adams’ original photographs, available in a variety of sizes to fit your specific needs. These are the highest quality large format reproductions that can possibly be produced, and they look great in any setting. Exclusively from The Ansel Adams Gallery. 


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