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Ansel Adams: A Son’s Perspective. Monday, December 5, 2016, 5-7 p.m.

Hospitality: 5:00 p.m. Presentation: 6:00 p.m. 312 Sutter Street, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA Michael Adams will give an illustrated talk about Ansel Adam’s life and legacy, including the photographer’s youth in San Francisco, his exposure to music, and his relationship to the landscape of Yosemite, the Sierra Nevada, and the Southwest. The talk will […]

Moonrise from Glacier Point

  Ansel Adams made this image with an 8″ x 10″ view camera sometime before 1959. The specific date is unknown, but astronomers at Texas State University in San Marcos dated a similar image, “Autumn Moon,” to 7:03 PM September 15, 1948 . The image captures the moon rising over the Clark Range southeast of […]

Merced River, Cliffs, Autumn

Ansel Adams made this image on a chilly late autumn morning in 1939 with an 8″ x 10″ view camera and 10-inch Kodak Wide-Field Ektar lens. The Cathedral Rocks loom in the background. He took the photo from west side of the El Capitan bridge over the Merced River in Western Yosemite Valley . Over […]

Unique Offer in Fine Art Photography – Jeffrey Conley

This month, for our final offer of 2016, we have arranged to present two hand-coated platinum and palladium prints from Jeffrey Conley: “El Capitan, Summer” and “Southern Alps Waterfall #2, New Zealand,” each available in the respective sizes of 8″x6.5″ and 6.5″x6.5″. Jeff’s platinum prints in the slightly larger sizes of 8″x10″ and 8″x8″ normally begin at $2,000, however, you can add one of these uniquely sized prints to your private collection for $500

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 4×5 inch view camera (est. $70,000-$100,000) was used by Adams for shooting the well-known 1968 image Arches, North Court, […]

Mountain Rhythm by Penny Otwell

The “artistic interpretation” of Yosemite, a place steeped in visual mythology and hewing tradition, is not to be taken or enacted lightly. As a summation of this long standing relationship between park and art, local painter Penny Otwell has said: “Drawing and painting in Yosemite all these years has taught me to see well!” Pages […]