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Ansel Adams

Ansel AdamsNature/EnvironmentalistSarah Garcia

Biography

Full Name: Ansel Eaton Adams

Born on February 20, 1902 in San Francisco CA, died on April 22, 1984 (age 82) in Montgomery CA.

Adams a type of photographer that likes sharp focused and carefully framed images.

Family migrated from New England and Ireland.

Awards: Doctor of Arts, Harvard University Doctor of Arts, Yale University Conservation Service Award, Department of Interior - 1968

ChildhoodAdams was also interested in music and he taught himself how to play piano and read notes at the age of 12.Adams was a hyperactive child with few friends. Kicked out from many schools for bad behavior, he was educated by private tutors and members of his family from the age of 12.

ChildhoodThe great earthquake in 1906 broke his nose marking him for life.He spent his childhood days playing outside where he gained his appreciation for nature, which is now his primary source of inspiration.

Start of photography careerAt age 17 Adams started working at Yosemite National Park as a custodian. His interest in photography while he was there.Adams participated in the clubs (LeConte Memorial Lodge) annual outing becoming the clubs official photographer.

Heinie Fuhrer (Guide) Sierra Club 1928 High Trip

Style of photography:Nature/Environment, sharp and focused,black and white

Cathedral Spines and Rocks, 1949From Yosemite Special Edition PhotographGelatin SilverApprox. 10x8, matted size 17x14

Half Dome from Glacier Point, 1949From Yosemite Special Edition PhotographGelatin SilverApprox. 10x8, matted size 17x14

Half Dome, Merced River, Winter, 1938From Yosemite Special Edition PhotographGelatin SilverApprox 10x8, matted size 17x14

Early morning, Merced River, 1950From Yosemite Special Edition PhotographGelatin SilverApprox 10x8, matted size 17x14

Grand Canyon, Bright Angel Canyon, 1942Modern Replica9x7 to 38x30

Rose and Driftwood, 1932Modern Replica8"x10" to 30"x38"

Mount Williamson, 1944Modern Replica8x10 to 24x30White House Ruin, 1960Modern Replica10x8 to 38x30

Banner Peak, Thousand Island Lake,1923Modern Replica8x10 to 20x24

Golden Gate Headlands,1950Modern Replica8"x10" to 20"x24"Emulations

Emulations

Referenceshttp://shop.anseladams.com/category_s/4.htm?searching=Y&sort=5&cat=4&show=30&page=1

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2012/nov/09/ansel-adams-photography-exhibition-london

http://web.archive.org/web/20100103081953/http://anseladams.com/content/ansel_info/anseladams_biography.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ansel_Adams#Works

https://www.google.com/#q=ansel+adams+photo+titles+and+series