Experience Yosemite through the photographer’s lens… 

Learn to take breathtaking photos in one of the most beautiful places on earth.

Ansel’s legacy of founding photography education in Yosemite continues today. Our Gallery offers a variety of photography classes and immersive multi-day workshops that suit the needs of both the novice and expert photographer. Make the most of your next visit with a hands-on photography experience.

Let us help you curate your next photography adventure!

Meet Our Photography Instructors

Photography Education at The Ansel Adams Gallery

Photography Workshops

Multi-day workshops held in Yosemite and the Eastern Sierra. Courses offered in field photography, using digital photography tools, Photoshop, printing techniques and traditional darkroom printing methods. Very few spaces left.

Half-Day Classes

Classes are available most days of the week: Focus on Using Your Digital Camera, In the Footsteps of Ansel Adams and Ansel Adams Legacy. Each class provides insightful instruction on how to improve the use of your digital camera while applying Ansel's techniques of composition and lighting to your photographs.

Photo Guiding

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A private guiding session with one of our gallery staff photographers in Yosemite National Park will allow you to learn about and photograph a selection of prime locations within Yosemite National Park.

Camera Walks

Free Camera walks are led by staff photographers. Offered every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Limited to 15 people. Topics include the history of photography in establishing the National Park system, how to use your camera and landscape composition.