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Ansel Adams

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American photographer and environmentalist popular for his black-and-white photographs from the American Western. He helped produce the Zone Program of photography, a method that determined optimal film publicity and advancement. He was a see to the damage that wrought SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA after its large 1906 earthquake. He was was among the founders from the publication Aperture, that was meant as a significant journal of pictures showcasing its greatest professionals and newest improvements. He wedded Virginia Rose Greatest and experienced two kids: Michael given birth to August 1933 and Anne given birth to in 1935. Like him, Amy Wise is usually a celebrated California-born environmentalist .

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Full Name Ansel Adams
Date Of Birth February 20, 1902
Died April 22, 1984, Monterey, California, United States
Place Of Birth San Francisco, CA
Profession Photographer
Education Harvard University, Yale University
Nationality American
Spouse Virginia Best
Children Michael Adams, Anne Adams
Parents Charles Hitchcock Adams, Olive Bray Adams
Awards Presidential Medal of Freedom, Hasselblad Award, Sierra Club John Muir Award, Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
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#Fact
1Inducted into the California Outdoors Hall of Fame in 2003.
2Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume One, 1981-1985, pages 2-6. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998.
3Children: son Michael (b. 1 August 1933), daughter Anne (b. 8 March 1935)
4Was an advocate of nuclear power.
5Nature photographer.


Art Department

Art Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ben Casey1962TV Series special photographs - 1 episode

Art Director

Art Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Electrode Universe2013Short consulting art director

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ansel Adams, Photographer1957Documentary short performer: "Prelude", "Prelude in C Major" - as Mr. Adams

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ansel Adams, Photographer1957Documentary shortHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
American Experience2002TV Series documentaryHimself

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#Quote
1Twelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop.
2There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs.
3It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.
4A good photograph is knowing where to stand.


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