New Exhibition Shares Rare Ansel Adams Photos of the American West

New Exhibition Shares Rare Ansel Adams Photos of the American West

When Ansel Adams was 14, he convinced his parents to take him on a trip to Yosemite National Park. At the time, he came armed with just a simple Kodak Brownie camera. That would be the first of his many trips to national parks. Over the years, Adams traveled the country taking striking black-and-white pictures landscapes. While Adams is best known for iconic photographs of landmarks like Yosemite’s Half Dome and the Sentinel, his photographic techniques also changed the art of photography. Now, a new exhibition at the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, New York, celebrates some of the lesser-know photographs from Adams’ early career. Read more