In a conversation about Ansel Adams' genius, one would often find wondering if he actually struggled like a normal artist, or if he was just naturally talented and skilled. The latter is popular among his fans, but clearly, there's more to this photographer's story.
As the producer of the most recognizable photographs and a pioneer of Americana photography, it's difficult not to think of him as a deity of the photographic arts. But let's break that myth -- to be Ansel Adams wasn't just about his photography. His life philosophy, work habits, personality, successes and failures (we know it's unbelievable, but yes, he did, like most humans), and all of those are what makes up to what he is known for today.
If you have an hour or more to spare, get to know the iconic photographer here.
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