Photography Education at Ansel Adams Gallery

Nearly 70 Years of Photography Education

Ansel’s legacy of founding photography education in Yosemite continues today. From free Camera Walks to five-day workshops, The Ansel Adams Gallery has many photography education programs to suit the need of both the novice and expert photographer.

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.