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A Private Guided Session to Vernal Fall

The Ansel Adams Gallery offers the once-in-a-lifetime experience of exploring Yosemite’s wonders with a private guide. Each guided session is different from the last, tailored to participant interests and curiosities. Recently, staff photographer Brittany Colt conducted a private guiding session to Vernal Fall...

The Art of Digital Photography with Kirk Keeler

Looking to dive into the creative possibilities of your digital camera surrounded by some of the world’s greatest natural wonders? Staff Photographer Kirk Keeler and Yosemite Valley offer just that in “Using Your Digital Camera,” a hands-on, outdoor lesson offered by The Ansel Adams Gallery.…

Yosemite at Night: A Photography Exhibit by Michael Frye and Kirk Keeler

Purchase these photographs On Exhibit at The Ansel Adams Gallery - June 30 - August 17, 2019 In Yosemite, the hustle and bustle of activity pervades the day.  But at night, this all changes and the park becomes unfettered, with the wild echoes of nature and the humbling magnitude of an endless firmament…

Light from a Distant Mountain

(The Ansel Insider) In 1943, Ansel Adams began to document the Manzanar War Relocation Center, an internment camp for over 10,000 Japanese-Americans during World War II. Ansel used his camera to capture the strength, determination, and spirit of the people there amidst the hardship that had been…

The Artists of the Manzanar Relocation Center

At Manzanar, every 20-by-25-foot room held eight detainees. Few furnishings were provided. Cots with straw mattresses, an oil stove, and a single hanging light bulb were all that decorated the rooms. And yet, in spite of the harshness of their environment, and in spite of the injustice of their circumstances, the prisoners managed to find inspiration, extract beauty, and create art.

Ansel's Teenage Years: Largely Unknown Images

In his late teenage years, Ansel spent quite a bit of time falling in love with Yosemite, traversing the park and discovering many of its wonders. Some of these wonders he documented by camera.

Yosemite Valley School Silent Auction at the Ansel Adams Gallery

Last week, our gallery hosted a Silent Auction to benefit the Yosemite Valley School — a school that is close to our hearts as it is part of our local community, and was also the very school that Michael Adams, Ansel's son, attended when they lived in Yosemite Valley! It was a great event with lots of wonderful people. Thank you to all who attended!

Unique Offer in Fine Art Photography - Michael Frye

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ONE WEEK ONLY! 25% Off Initial Price While Michael’s original prints normally sell up to $750 in these sizes, you can now add one to your private collection for 25% off the initial retail price. Each photograph is made by Mr. Frye, printed to current archival standards, signed and numbered, as well…