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Ansel Adams - USA (1902-1984)

 



Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico 1941

 

 



Mono Lake, California 1948

 

 



Aspens, Northern New Mexico 1958

 

 

Mount Williamson - the Sierra Nevada, from Manzanar, California 1945

Copyright Estate of Ansel Adams 1999. All images are protected by international copyright laws.

Throughout his long and prolific career, Ansel Adams created a body of work which has come to exemplify not only the purist approach to the medium, but to many people the definitive pictorial statement on the American western landscape. He was also strongly associated with a visionary sense of the redemptive beauty of wilderness and the importance of its preservation. The prestige and popularity of his work has been enhanced by the extraordinary technical perfection of his photography and his insistence on absolute control of the photographic processes. Passage taken from  The International Center of Photography Encyclopedia of Photography