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Ansel Adams : Knowing Where to Stand (Hardcover)
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This book combines a short biography with over 250 of Ansel Adam's photographs. Starting with a pen portrait of the master photographer, the introduction continues with a timeline of his life and work, an analysis of his major commissions, and a discussion of his techniques and style. There's a section that looks at Adams' importance to the environment and national parksâ??reflected in his association with the Ansel Adams Wilderness and Mount Ansel Adams, named for him after his death in 1984.
Adams' work in these collections provides wonderful examples of his skillâ??not just in the way most people remember him, as a landscape photographer, but as skilled practitioner of his art capable of providing masterpieces of portraiture and architectural photography.