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Secrets of the Southwest: Locals Point the Way

(The Ansel Insider)  For Ansel Adams, the project of cataloging the American Southwest was as much about finding beauty as it was about photographing it. But Adams did not have to look far for friends who were eager to help him uncover the secrets of that landscape. Entrée to the Southwest—insider…

Visions of Taos: The Making of “Taos Pueblo” by Ansel Adams and Mary Austin

(The Ansel Insider)  When Ansel Adams traveled to New Mexico for his fourth time in April 1929, the majesty of the desert had already started to ingrain itself deep in his soul. During this particular trip, Ansel began to develop a lasting and very rewarding collaboration with feminist writer and bohemian…

New Release: Mt. McKinley, Wonder Lake - Modern Replica Print

Ansel Adams’ 1947 masterpiece captured in Denali National Park, Alaska Collectors have found the gallery’s “Modern Replicas” a welcome addition to the options for collecting the work of Ansel Adams. The prints’ quality is on par with the contemporary photographs using the latest printing…

Ansel Adams Defined the Modern Environmental Movement

Read Ansel’s 1968 speech to the DNC As we celebrate Earth Day this year we are reminded of the diligence required to affect change. Today the environment continues to be attacked and the clock is being turned back on progress on many fronts. Ansel Adams spent decades in the battle to protect our…

The Way We Take Photos Has Changed, But What Ansel Adams Brought To The Craft Hasn't

By Robin Lubbock https://www.wbur.org/artery Leaning close into Ansel Adams' photograph "Canyon de Chelly National Monument," created in 1942, I saw the fine dark outline of a tree, far away, down by the river. It was so clear, and so sharp, I felt like I could reach out my hand and gently lift it from…