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Ansel Adams

Jeffrey Pine, Sentinel Dome, Yosemite National Park, 1940

Gelatin silver print
8 × 10 in
20.3 × 25.4 cm
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Ansel Adams
American, 1902–1984
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Ansel Adams is widely regarded as one of the most famous photographers of all time, particularly in reference to his striking images of the American wilderness. Adams placed great value upon technical mastery of his craft, carefully evaluating gradations of light in the image, manipulating degree of exposure, and constantly experimenting with new techniques. Along with contemporaries Imogen Cunningham and Edward Weston, Adams founded the group f/64, devoted to what they termed “straight photography,” as opposed to staged or embellished images. Adams was also pivotal in the establishment of the Department of Photography at the Museum of Modern Art.

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Ansel Adams
American, 1902–1984
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Ansel Adams is widely regarded as one of the most famous photographers of all time, particularly in reference to his striking images of the American wilderness. Adams placed great value upon technical mastery of his craft, carefully evaluating gradations of light in the image, manipulating degree of exposure, and constantly experimenting with new techniques. Along with contemporaries Imogen Cunningham and Edward Weston, Adams founded the group f/64, devoted to what they termed “straight photography,” as opposed to staged or embellished images. Adams was also pivotal in the establishment of the Department of Photography at the Museum of Modern Art.

Ansel Adams

Jeffrey Pine, Sentinel Dome, Yosemite National Park, 1940

Gelatin silver print
8 × 10 in
20.3 × 25.4 cm
Contact For Price
location
Seattle
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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