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Vintage Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico Now Available Through The Ansel Adams Gallery

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Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico is an image that Ansel recognized as important from the moment he first made it. He even wanted to make a duplicate exposure, but in the 20 seconds it took to insert the negative slide, pull the carrier, flip it over and reinsert it into the camera, pull the slide and cock the shutter, the light was gone. It was that close from never happening
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Ansel Adams Collection Donated to Huntington Library

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The Huntington Library is celebrating one of its newest additions – a complete collection of work from famed photographer Ansel Adams. Adams was best known for his images of Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada, but his decades of work captured much more than that. From 1948 to 1976, Adams created seven limited edition portfolios all containing a dozen or more photos. Barbara Barrett-Byrne said her late husband George collected all seven of those portfolios. He was a student of the legendary photographer and a member of the Sierra Club.

Sunshine & Shadows: The World of Ansel Adams

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KRON-TV special report from 1968, narrated by Ed Hart, about the life and work of Californian photographer and environmentalist Ansel Adams (1902-84). Includes scenes of Adams hiking, taking photographs and teaching a workshop in Yosemite National Park.

The Ansel Adams Gallery Rehabilitation Recently Completed at Yosemite National Park

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The first part of a multi-phase rehabilitation project of The Ansel Adams Gallery in Yosemite National Park has recently been completed. The first phase of the project, which began in October 2014, was completed on Saturday, April 4, 2015. The newly rehabilitated gallery is fully open and operational in their historic location.

Picture-perfect life: Daughter of Ansel Adams

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Anne Adams Helms frolicked as a child in Yosemite National Park, where her mother ran a small artist’s studio that doubled as the family home. Her father was a photographer and an environmental activist who became a lifetime member and a director of the Sierra Club.
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Ansel Adams’ Granddaughter to Speak at ‘Ding’ Darling

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Ansel Adams’ Granddaughter to Speak at ‘Ding’ Darling February 28, 2015 / by STACEY HENSON, shenson@news-press.com Adams rose to prominence as a photographer of the American West, particularly of California’s Yosemite National Park. As an environmental activist, he used his work to promote…

San Diego Museum Unveils ‘Fragile Waters’ Exhibit

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FRAGILE WATERS is a powerful artistic and ecological statement through the inspiring black and white images of three renowned photographers and environmentalists – Ansel Adams, Ernest H. Brooks II, and Dorothy Kerper Monnelly
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Ansel Adams’ Son to Open Photo Exhibit’s West Coast Premiere

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The son of Ansel Adams, whose photos helped expand the national park system, will attend the opening festivities of the West Coast premiere of “Fragile Waters.” The traveling display of 119 photographs, many not previously exhibited, will be at the Maritime Museum of San Diego and feature black and white images by environmentalists Adams, Ernest H. Brooks II and Dorothy Kerper Monnelly.