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Verlag: Ansel Adams
Einband: Soft cover
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: This paperback original features Ansel Adams's photographs of his beloved Yosemite National Park. It includes Clearing Winter Storm and Moon and Half Dome. Adams's short quotes about experiencing the grandeur of Yosemite are interspersed with his photographs. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_0821221965
Inhaltsangabe: This beautifully printed paperback original collects Ansel Adams' finest images of the place closest to his heart, Yosemite National Park. "I knew my destiny when I first experienced Yosemite", wrote Adams, who first visited the park at the age of fourteen and returned every year of his life thereafter. This new book presents the essence of Adams' long association with Yosemite: sixty-six memorable photographs of glacial lakes and craggy peaks, cascading waterfalls and granite monoliths, lone trees and sylvan streams. Here are Moon and Half Dome, Clearing Winter Storm, and El Capitan, Winter, Sunrise - images that have become veritable icons of the American wilderness. Selections from Adams' writings about the park and its environment, and an introductory essay that reveals the prescience of Adams' views on park management issues, enhance this majestic photographic portrait of Yosemite National Park by America's foremost landscape photographer.
Über den Autor:
In a career that spanned over six decades, Ansel Adams was at once America's foremost landscape photographer and one of its most ardent environmentalists. A master photographer, teacher and naturalist, the profound impact of his work continues to expand as each generation discovers the magnificent, luminous beauty of his art.
Michael Fischer was the Executive Director of the Sierra Club in the early 1990s and is now a chairman of the Yosemite Restoration Trust
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