Frozen Lake and Cliffs, Kaweah Gap Sequoia National Park. California, 1927
Mount: 16 x 19 15/16 inches
Known for capturing essential landscapes along the American west, Ansel Adams established himself as one of the most influential and prolific 20th century photographers. Distinct from his contemporaries, Adams was not preoccupied with capturing shots that perfectly emulate reality; instead, he harnessed his knowledge of photographic theory and employed techniques that highlight the intricate and effervescent character of some of...