Ansel Adams was a genius with a camera, but he wasn’t so great about taking notes. The famous 20th century landscape photographer did not keep careful records of the dates he took his photos, leading to some debate over the origin period of certain images, including Denali and Wonder Lake (below), taken in Denali National […]
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Photographer Michael Frye has been working in and around Yosemite National Park for three decades. During that time he has thoroughly explored this vast, beautiful, and diverse region
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Horsetail Fall Horsetail Fall is a small, ephemeral waterfall that flows over the eastern edge of El Capitan in Yosemite Valley. For two weeks in February, the setting sun striking the waterfall creates a deep orange glow. Courtesy of the National Park Service video library.
“I visualized the opalescent glow of the sun on the icy cliff,” wrote Adams. “In an overpowering area such as Yosemite Valley, it is difficult for anyone to make photographs that do not appear derivative of past work. The subjects are definite and recognizable,
Ansel Adams is a distinct paradigm of the American West from his wild adventures to his modern methods and embrace of technology, along with his romanticizing of the open spaces and their vernacular — and all the way down to his bolo and white stetson.
Original gelatin silver print of “Aspens, Northern New Mexico” available in a 16 x 20 inch format, signed in pencil, printed in the mid-1970s and in “Excellent” condition. Email email@example.com or call (888) 238-9244 for more details and pricing. It may come as a surprise for some to learn that at one point in Ansel […]
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. It depicts a wild and natural Golden Gate without its celebrated […]
It is sometimes easy to forget that The Ansel Adams Gallery began as a painting studio operated by Ansel’s father-in-law Harry Best from 1902 until 1936. Mr. Best’s style of painting grew out of the Hudson River School variety as he ventured into both studio and plain air sessions. Today the Gallery continues this tradition […]
Son recalls father’s support for Japanese-Americans in WWII; to give talk in Port Hadlock Full article at http://www.ptleader.com/arts/ansel-adams-worked-to-help-less-fortunate/article_e1078706-a307-11e7-a62e-3fa1b8c695e0.html When Japanese-Americans were forcibly relocated and interned at camps in the U.S. during World War II, it didn’t sit well with famed photographer Ansel Adams, according to Adams’ son, Michael. Ansel Adams “did a very extensive photographic […]
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