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  1. Ansel Adams<br />By Nicole Bergman<br />
  2. Feb. 20th, 1902-April 22, 1984<br />Member of the Board of Directors for the Sierra Club<br />Yosemite and Sierra Nevada inspiration behind photography <br />Photographer & Environmentalist<br />
  3. Yosemite Valley, Thunderstorm<br />Merced River, Cliffs, Autumn<br />Yosemite Valley Winter<br />Moon & Half Dome<br />Four Works:<br />
  4. Moved from “pictorial” style of photography to “straight” photography upon meeting famous photographer Paul Strand.<br />Definition of straight photography: clarity of the lens was emphasized and the final print gave no appearance of being manipulated in the camera or the darkroom.<br />Style of Photography<br />
  5. One of Mr. Adam’s most famous photographs<br />“The great rocks of the Yosemite, expressing qualities of timeless, yet intimate grandeur, are the most compelling formations of their kind. We should not casually pass them by for they are the very heart of the earth speaking to us.” (Ansel Adams, My Camera in Yosemite Valley) <br />Yosemite Valley, Thunderstorm<br />
  6. Beautiful<br />Quiet<br />Reflection of Ansel Adams’ own shy and quiet personality?<br />Merced River, Cliff, Autumn<br />
  7. Another one of Mr. Adams’ more famous works.<br />Beautiful depiction of Mr. Adams’ favorite places.<br />Yosemite Valley Winter<br />
  8. Extremely beautiful yet haunting and mysterious picture.<br />“No matter how sophisticated you may be, a large granite mountain cannot be denied-it speaks in silence to the very core of your being.” –Ansel Adams<br />Moon & Half Dome<br />
  9. “Ansel Adams was a visionary figure in nature photography and wilderness preservation…his signature black-and-white photographs inspire an appreciation for natural beauty and a strong conservation ethnic.” -source: sierraclub.org<br />Conclusion<br />
  10. http://thinkexist.com/quotation/no_matter_how_sophisticated_you_may_be-a_large/188826.html<br />http://www.anseladams.com/Moon_and_Half_Dome_p/5010117-u.htm<br />http://www.anseladams.com/Merced_River_Cliffs_Autumn_p/5010116-u.htm<br />http://www.anseladams.com/Half_Dome_Merced_River_Winter_p/5010129-u.htm<br />http://www.anseladams.com/Yosemite_Valley_Thunderstorm_p/1901006.htm<br />http://www.anseladams.com/anseladams_biography_s/51.htm<br />http://www.christies.com/LotFinder/lot_details.aspx?intObjectID=5056512<br />http://www.sierraclub.org/history/ansel-adams/<br />Resources<br />

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