Ansel Easton Adams
|Died||April 22, 1984 (aged 82)|
|Cause of death||Heart disease|
|Occupation||Photographer and Conservationist|
|Parent(s)||Charles and Olive Adams|
Ansel Easton Adams (February 20, 1902 – April 22, 1984) was a legendary 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]
Farm workers at Manzanar War Relocation Center with Mt. Williamson in the background.
Looking across the water at the Hoover Dam, 1941.
Church, Taos Pueblo (1942).