Entries by Dan Kane - CantonRep.com entertainment editor

Internment of Japanese-Americans, Seen Through The Lens Of Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams is renowned for his stunning, black-and-white photographs of landscapes in the American West. But, in 1943, he documented one of the most shameful events in U.S. history. In commemoration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the Library of Congress (LOC) blog directs readers to an online set of rare photographs that Adams donated […]

Four generations of Weston photography hit the National Steinbeck Center

Some families pass down heirlooms. Others pass down first names. The Westons pass down photography – or rather, an eye for photography. That’s Weston as in Edward Weston, the acclaimed 20th century photographer. He, like his friend Ansel Adams, was famous for his crisp black and white images and a knack for transforming ordinary objects […]

How ‘Moonrise, Hernandez’ Came to Be One of the Iconic Photographs of the 20th Century

Driving back to Santa Fe, New Mexico on October 31, 1941, after what had been a disappointing day for picture-taking, photographer Ansel Adams (1902-84) brought his car to an abrupt stop, yelling to his companions to bring him his tripod, exposure meter and other photographic equipment so that he could take what would become one […]

Lou’s Views: Pictures perfect Ansel Adams

When you think about Ansel Adams, the images likely to come to mind are his breathtaking Yosemite Park landscape photographs, where incredible depth of field and stark black and white give nature a timeless majesty. Of course, these are the essential images that anchor the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art’s new show, […]