Yosemite National Park
Ansel Adams (1902-1984) was born in San Francisco and took his first photograph with a Kodak Brownie box camera in Yosemite Valley when he was 14 years old.
He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Carter in 1980 for his conservation work.
29 different classic 8″ x 10″ photographs are now exhibition at 1839 Contemporary Gallery.Ansel Adams launched the Yosemite Special Edition series in 1958. Today, Alan Ross makes each Special Edition Photograph by hand from Adams’ original negative on gelatin silver fiber paper.