Ansel Adams

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Ansel Easton Adams
Ansel Adams and camera.jpg
Born(1902-02-20)February 20, 1902
DiedApril 22, 1984(1984-04-22) (aged 82)
Cause of deathHeart disease
OccupationPhotographer and Conservationist
ChildrenMichael, Anne
Parent(s)Charles and Olive Adams

Ansel Easton Adams (February 20, 1902 – April 22, 1984) was a renowned American photographer and environmentalist, best known for his black-and-white photographs of the American West and primarily Yosemite National Park.

Works[change | change source]

Notable photographs[change | change source]

  • Monolith, The Face of Half Dome, 1927.
  • Rose and Driftwood, 1932.
  • Yosemite Valley, Clearing Winter Storm, 1937 or earlier, probably 1935
  • Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico, 1941.
  • Ice on Ellery Lake, Sierra Nevada, 1941.
  • Winter morning, Sierra Nevada from Lone Pine, 1944
  • Georgia O'Keeffe and Orville Cox at Canyon de Chelly
  • Aspens, New Mexico, 1958.

A few of Adams' photographs[change | change source]