Ansel Adams In The National Parks
Photographs from America's Wild Places
Little, Brown and Company
On Sale: October 18, 2010
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With more than two hundred photographs
- many rarely seen and some never before published - this is
the most comprehensive collection of Ansel Adams'
photographs of America's national parks and wilderness
areas. For many people, Yosemite, Yellowstone, Glacier
National Park, and other iconic American wildlands exist in
the mind's eye as Ansel Adams photographs. The legendary
photographer explored more than forty national parks in his
lifetime, producing some of the most indelible images of the
natural world ever made. One of the twentieth century's most
ardent champions of the park and wilderness systems, Adams
also helped preserve additional natural areas and protect
existing ones through his photographs, essays, and
Edited and with commentary
by Andrea G. Stillman, the foremost expert on Adams' work,
this landmark publication includes quotations by Adams on
the making of numerous photographs and essays by Wallace
Stegner, William A. Turnage of The Ansel Adams Trust, and
journalist and critic Richard B. Woodward. This is a
must-own for Ansel Adams fans and all those who, like Adams,
treasure America's wilderness.
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