Entries by MARTA HEPLER DRAHOS mdrahos@record-eagle.com

Marie Cosindas – Pioneer in Color Art Photography

Ansel met Marie for the first time in a creative photography workshop in Yosemite in 1961 and always held her in high regard.  I met her in 1963 and have been friends ever since.  She was good friends with Dr. Land, who asked her to make his official portrait (an honor) and Ansel, who recommended […]

View Daily Life in a Japanese-American Internment Camp Through the Lens of Ansel Adams

In 1943, one of America’s best-known photographers documented one of the best-known internment camps. Seventy-five years ago, nearly 120,000 Americans were incarcerated because of their Japanese roots after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. More than 10,000 were forced to live in the hastily built barracks of Manzanar—two thirds of whom were American citizens by birth. […]

Yosemite Valley Winter

Ansel Adams made this image around 1959 with an 8″ x 10″ view camera. The image was once used in a commercial job, as he recalls in “Ansel Adams: An Autobiography:” “In 1969, for one of my last commercial jobs, I selected a photograph, “Yosemite Valley , Winter”…for reproduction on a Hills Brothers coffee can. […]