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New Exhibit in Yosemite "In Harmony: Light and Land", Photographs by Charles Cramer

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May 30 – July 27, 2013 (Reception June 5th from 3-5 PM) Charles Cramer is a photographer who revels in exploration and craftsmanship. A masterful artist, his career broadly parallels that of Ansel Adams: an early focus on music, finding inspiration in Yosemite National Park, and exploring the developing…

Remembering Liliane De Cock Morgan, Photographer, assistant to Ansel Adams

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Liliane De Cock Morgan, a child of World War II Belgium who later became a vital part of the west coast fine photography world and photographic assistant to Ansel Adams, before continuing her career in the New York area, died quietly in her home in Wiscasset, Maine, due to complications from cancer,…

Looking at Ansel Adams: The Photographs and the Man

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Check out this wonderful lecture on Ansel Adams by his former Assistant, Andrea Stillman. for more video on and about Ansel Adams, see our Video page

White House Ruin

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"Only when I had completed the prints [of this image] months later did I realize why the subject had a familiar aspect: I had seen the remarkable photographer made by Timothy O'Sullivan in 1873, in an album of his original prints that I once possessed. I had stood unaware in almost the same spot of…

Dogwood Blossoms

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Ansel Adams made this image with a 5" x 7" view camera in 1938, the year he trekked through the high sierra with Edward Weston. Depending upon the year, dogwoods typically peak during April or May in Yosemite , evoking bursts of starlight against the bare forest backdrop. This dramatic contrast prompted…
Winter Sunrise from Lone Pine

Winter Sunrise, Sierra Nevada from Lone Pine, 1944 - Modern Replica in sizes up to 30"x38"

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On four successive mornings Adams tried to take this photograph from the east side of the Sierra. On the fifth day it was still dark and bitterly cold when he set up his camera on the new platform on top of his car and retreated to the warm interior. As dawn drew near, he returned to the camera to…

Re-Introducing "Half Dome, Olmsted Point"

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Half Dome, Olmsted Point - Yosemite Special Edition Photograph has been re-released It has been many years since this photograph, part of the Yosemite Special Edition Photograph series has been available. Half Dome, Olmsted Point was photographed by Ansel Adams in 1959. We are pleased to be able…

Stone & Brush: The Paintings of Penny Otwell

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Exhibit runs from August 20th - September 30th (Reception September 13th, from 3-5 PM) at The Ansel Adams Gallery in Yosemite National Park. Like the voice of a singer, a visual artist has her own signature style.  I am an “alto” in the choir of painters I know.  My work has evolved from 48…