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  • 1. Ansel Adams American Photographer By Neckea Cantave
  • 2. Vital Statistics
    • Ansel Adams was born in San Francisco California on February 20, 1902
    • Adams was Caucasian, American, and male
    • He died in Carmel California on April 2, 1984
    • He was a pianist turned photographer, who only shot nature in black and white
  • 3.
    • He broke his nose in the aftershocks of the San Francisco earthquakes in 1906
    • As a result of his broken nose and shyness, he had problems fitting in at school
    • He was sent to many different schools then his father and aunt home schooled him
    • Because of his solitary childhood, he found joy in nature
    Key Personal Events
  • 4. Key Personal Events
    • He taught himself how to play piano at the age of 12
    • He was going to become a professional pianist until his parents gave him a Kodak No. 1 Box Brownie
    • He began taking photographs of Yosemite National Park in the summer of 1916
  • 5. Key Historical Events
    • He was strongly influenced to perserve nature, this was shown in his pictures
  • 6. Stylistic Traits
    • He uses black and white film
    • Takes picture of nature
    • He focused on the form of his subjects
    • He took close ups of his subjects and focused on their textures
  • 7. Banner Peak, Thousand Island Lake
    • In this photo Adams focuses in on the form of this rocky mountain, you can see the different textures and shades of the subjects because of the black and white film
  • 8. Dogwood Blossoms
    • In this photograph because it is cropped you can focus in on the details of the flower and wood.

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