ON EXHIBIT IN YOSEMITE Intrepid Light: Photographs by Charles Cramer
Ansel Adams, photographer and environmentalist, was born in San Francisco, California, the son of Charles Hitchcock Adams, a businessman, and Olive Bray. The grandson of a wealthy timber baron, Adams grew up in a house set amid the sand dunes of the Golden Gate. When Adams was only four, an aftershock of the great earthquake and fire of 1906 threw him to the ground…read full biography
Original photographs by Ansel Adams are defined as photographs printed by Ansel Adams from the negatives he made (photographed and developed). Most will range between $4,000 and $70,000.
* Yosemite Valley and other sections of the Park remain closed indefinitely due to impacts from the Ferguson Fire. Visit www.nps.gov/yose for updates *
About the Photograph – Saint Francis Church, Ranchos de Taos, New Mex… Adams’ ‘Masterworks’ as much history as art
A portion of the proceeds from all works sold during this exhibition will be donated to The Wildland Firefighter Foundation in support of the efforts against the Ferguson fire.
Make 2019 your year for becoming a GREAT Photographer! These courses cover field photography, using digital photography tools, Photoshop, printing techniques, traditional darkroom printing methods, and more! Our Instructors are renowned for their technical skill and immense knowledge of Yosemite. The small workshop sizes assure that you will receive personal and intensive instruction.
From its origin in 1902 in a tent in the California wilderness, Best’s Studio, dba The Ansel Adams Gallery, has evolved into a center that celebrates the arts and the natural grandeur of our environment. The Ansel Adams Gallery strives to cultivate an aesthetic appreciation and concern for our world by offering visitors a unique variety of books, handcrafts, fine arts, and an extraordinary collection of Ansel Adams original photographs. Welcome! —The Best / Adams Family
Ansel Adams launched the Yosemite Special Edition series in 1958. Today, Alan Ross makes each Special Edition Photograph by hand from Adams ‘ original negative on gelatin silver fiber paper.
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