Entries by Robert M. Poole. Photograph by Peter Essick. Reprinted with permission from National Geographic.

Ansel Adams Wilderness

  “The Mountains That Made the Man” A portfolio by Peter Essick pays tribute to Ansel Adams and the craggy California wilderness named in his honor. On his first trip to the Sierra Nevada, in June of 1916, Ansel Adams went armed with a camera—a Kodak No. 1 Brownie—and started shooting. “I expect to be broke […]