Photographer name, age, place of birth
Education and family background
Went to Private school growing up and attended Harvard University
Adams grew up in a house along the sand dunes of the Golden Gate which got him interested in photography
The family business collapsed in the financial panic of 1907, and Adams’s father spent the rest of his life attempting to recoup
What made him famous
What did he say about his work
"A good photograph is knowing where to stand"
"There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs"
"When I’m ready to make a photograph, I think I quite obviously see in my minds eye something that is not literally there in the true meaning of the word. I’m interested in something which is built up from within, rather than just extracted from without"