Born February 20, 1902 in the Western Addition of San Francisco, California.
He died April 22, 1984 in Monterey, California
His parents were Charles Hitchcock Adams and Olive Bray Adams.
His Family came to California from New England.
Died April 22, 1984 at the age of 82.
His parents were:
Charles Hitchcock Adams
Olive Bray Adams
Ansel Adams was a hyperactive and sickly child with few friends. He was dismissed from several schools for bad behavior. He was educated by private tutors and members of his family at the age of 12.
He taught himself piano.
What Got him into Photography
Famous for his Black-and-white landscape photographs of the American West.
He loved taking photos of Yosemite National Park.
He developed the Zone System with Fred Archer.
His signature Black and white photographs inspire an appreciation for natural beauty and a strong conservation ethic.
Ansel Adams received many awards for his photographs.
These are a few of his Notable photographs:
Monolithm, The Face of Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, 1927
Rose and Driftwood, San Francisco, California, 1932
Moon and Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, California, 1960
Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico, 1941