Ansel Adams, a master of his era and inspiration to many. He used imagery and precision eyes to take photos beyond the scope and vision. Breathes in heart and soul in every shot taken in times gone by.
Black and white photography vividly influenced by Ansel Adams that conveys in depth and shades of gray to every photograph that gave the illusion of color & layers of landscapes, architecture and temperament photos.
Born February 20, 1902 in San Francisco, California to a prominent family. Ansel Adams was a brilliant photographer and environmentalist who took black and white photos of the American West and Yosemite National Park which he was most famous for. He was a man of ingenuity and ideas who also, developed the Zone System: The Zone System is a photographic technique for determining optimal film exposure and development, formulated by Ansel Adams and Fred Archer in 1941 (Via Web Definitions).
On top of, Ansel Adams co-founded the group f/64 with fellow photographers, Edward Weston and Imogen Cunningham; in return, created the Museum of Modern Art’s department of photography.
Ansel Adams contribution to the 20th century in modern photography, the environment, development of Zone System and co-founder of the department of photography passes on throughout the 21st century, Adams photos are reprinted / copied and sold time and time again.
Ansel Adams died on April 22, 1984 at his home in Carmel, California at the age of 82 of a heart attack; Ansel Adams is survived by his wife, children and Grand-children.
Relish in the black & white photography and absorb the sceneries & natural wonders seen through the wondrous eyes of Ansel Adams:
Written and By Hadel S. Ma’ayeh