Monday, May 11, 2009

Ansel Adams

Bio- (February 20, 1902 – April 22, 1984) was an American photographer and enviornmentalist.
He developed the zone system which determine proper exposure and adjust the contrast of the final print. The resulting clarity and depth characterized his photographs. Although his large format view cameras were difficult to use because of their size, weight, setup time, and film cost, their high resolutions ensured sharpness in his images.

Famous people/things- he took pictures at the japanese internment after the attack of pearl harbor. He has taken many different photographs which have been put in museums, portfolios, books, etc.


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