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Upcoming Exhibition: Yosemite At Night

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 overhead. Here, bears forage for grubs. The coyotes howl in Tenaya Canyon. Mountain Lions…

Brittany Colt Teaches Ansel Adams' Legacy & Your Digital Camera

Photographing the breathtaking wonders of Yosemite is a lifetime dream. Being able to do so with the expert guidance of an Ansel Adams Gallery staff photographer opens one's world up to an array of creative and technical possibilities. Staff photographer Brittany Colt (above) teaches "Ansel Adams'…

Virginia Adams Spreads Native American Art from the Southwest to Yosemite

(The Ansel Insider) Ansel Adams’ trips to the Southwest—often with his wife, Virginia—were as much about connecting with people as they were about connecting with landscapes. Through the traders and locals that they met, Ansel and Virginia connected with a number of Native American artisans and…

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…