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Celebrating the 90th Anniversary of Ansel Adams' making of Monolith, the Face of Half Dome

Setting out on a daring hike early in the morning of April 17th, 1927, Ansel Adams – along with then fiancée Virginia Best and good friends Charlie Michael and Arnold Williams – would conclude a day’s worth of photographing by making an image that would define his career:  Monolith, The Face…

Celebrating Wildness – by Bob Kolbrener

The wilderness instills in us the feeling of being uninhibited, creative and free; we are completely reliant on collective abilities in these places to undertake, protect and enjoy such an experience.
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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…
Winter Sunrise from Lone Pine

*New Acquisition* Mural-Size Photograph of "Winter Sunrise, from Lone Pine"

The Ansel Adams Gallery is thrilled to offer an original mural that is extraordinarily rare, and perhaps a once in a lifetime opportunity. We have acquired a spectacular, extremely large mural photograph of Winter Sunrise, from Lone Pine, printed by Ansel Adams in the early 1960s. This print was…
yosemite valley winter by Ansel Adams

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…

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…

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…