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With more than half a century of camera work behind him, ansel adams stands as one of america’s greatest landscape photographers his career is punctuated with countless elegant, handsomely composed, and technically flawless photographs of magnificent natural landscapes. Group f64: edward weston, ansel adams, imogen cunningham, and the community of artists who revolutionized american photography mary street alinder group f64 is perhaps the most famous movement in the history of photography, counting among its members ansel adams, imogen cunningham, dorothea lange, willard van dyke, and. How can the answer be improved.
The sheer ease with which we can produce a superficial image often leads to creative disaster - ansel adams - a personal credo, in american annual of photography. Adams, ansel (feb 20 1902 — apr 22, 1984), photographer and environmentalist, was born in san francisco, california, the son of charles hitchcock adams, a businessman, and. A great photographer and conservationist, ansel adams went through life accompanied by a camera he was a man of great talent, perseverance and passion his life-long interest was in the national parks, and through his 40 years of leadership in the sierra club and his exquisite photography, he.
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