Ansel Adams Documentary on PBS

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PBS released a documentary on photographer and environmentalist Ansel Adams. See photos and learn more about the documentary after the break.

Photo via Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams was a photographer who is well-known for his black and white landscape photographs. For decades, he travelled to different places to capture images of the wilderness. For the PBS series on history’s American Experience, they released a documentary on Ansel Adams’ life and works. The documentary shows footage from archives, photographs and some documents written by Ansel Adams. They also featured interviews from Ansel Adams’ family, friends, and some of the people he worked with through the years.

Here are some photos taken by Ansel Adams:

Photos via Ansel Adams

View the PBS documentary below:

✘ Youtube: http://youtube.com/watch?v=lyUkVqiHDOs

Information for this article was taken from Wikipedia - Ansel Adams, PBS and Ansel Adams' website.

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written by jeanmendoza on 2012-01-26 #news #landscape #photographer #documentary #pbs #ansel-adams

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4 Comments

  1. neanderthalis
    neanderthalis ·

    I have always wanted a chance to recreate some of his work.

  2. beths
    beths ·

    The entire reason i went to Yosemite. Quite possibly my favourite photographer and large source of inspiration <3

  3. seanbryan
    seanbryan ·

    I like how only his blurriest pictures are shown, that way the Holga won't look as bad by comparison. Oops...did I say that out loud? :P

  4. clownshoes
    clownshoes ·

    Awesome post.... It's the push I need to final go do a Cylde Butcher swamp walk.; he is like the living Ansel Adams of the South East.

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