About Photography ~ Ansel Adams

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“When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.”

~ Ansel Adams
American Photographer

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Ansel Easton Adams (February 20, 1902 – April 22, 1984) was an American photographer and environmentalist. His black-and-white landscape photographs of the American West, especially Yosemite National Park, have been widely reproduced on calendars, posters, and books.[1]

With Fred Archer, Adams developed the Zone System as a way to determine proper exposure and adjust the contrast of the final print. The resulting clarity and depth characterized his photographs. Adams primarily used large-format cameras because their high resolution helped ensure sharpness in his images.

Adams founded the photography Group f/64 along with fellow photographers Willard Van Dyke and Edward Weston.

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Gallery at
http://www.anseladams.com

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Photo Courtesy of http://www.grahamclarkphoto.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/ansel-adams.jpg

References;
“Legacy: Think Like Ansel Adams Today”. Outdoor Photographer. Werner. February 3, 2009. Retrieved January 17, 2013.
Sources:
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ansel_Adams

2 thoughts on “About Photography ~ Ansel Adams

  1. Ansel Elgort, the actor, was named after Ansel Adams because his dad is a famous photographer. Sad, but it’s the only reason I know Ansel Adams…

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