HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs by Ansel Adams
Loading...

Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs (original 2007; edition 2007)

by Ansel Adams

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
154177,562 (4.39)3
Member:conceptDawg
Title:Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs
Authors:Ansel Adams
Info:Ansel Adams (2007), Hardcover, 440 pages
Collections:Your library, Art & Design, Photography
Rating:*****
Tags:art, art history, photography, photograph, photo, ansel adams, ansel, negatives, b&w, test

Work details

Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs by Ansel Adams (2007)

None

None.

Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 3 mentions

Revelatory. He captured for all time staggeringly beautiful glimpses of a speeding world, even as the moments were swept away. The purity of his love for this earth shines from these prints.
  lorsomething | Feb 23, 2008 |
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English (1)

Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0316117722, Hardcover)

ANSEL ADAMS: 400 PHOTOGRAPHS presents the full spectrum of Adams' work in a single volume for the first time, offering the largest available compilation from his legendary photographic career. Beautifully produced and presented in an attractive landscape trim, ANSEL ADAMS: 400 PHOTOGRAPHS will appeal to a general gift-book audience as well as Adams' legions of dedicated fans and students.

The photographs are arranged chronologically into five major periods, from his first photographs made in Yosemite and the High Sierra in 1916 to his work in the National Parks in the 1940s up to his last important photographs from the 1960s. An introduction and brief essays on selected images provide information aboutAdams' life, document the evolution of his technique, and give voice to his artistic vision.

Few artists of any era can claim to have produced four hundred images of lasting beauty and significance. It is a testament to Adams' vision and lifetime of hard work that a book of this scale can be compiled. ANSEL ADAMS: 400 PHOTOGRAPHS is a must-have for anyone who appreciates photography and the allure of the natural world.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:41:13 -0400)

"In a career that spanned six decades, Ansel Adams produced a remarkable body of work that is at once an artistic tour de force and a powerful tribute to his beloved American wilderness. Adams was given his first camera, a Kodak Box Brownie, in 1916, and made his first photographs during a family vacation in Yosemite National Park. Thus began a career and a lifetime devoted to making indelible images of America's wild places, its national parks, and its great mountain ranges." "This book is the largest compilation of Adams' photographic oeuvre ever published. Organized chronologically, it presents the full range of his finest work, from early efforts in the 1920s, to his projects in the national parks in the 1940s, up through his last important photographs of the 1960s. Included are Adams' most popular images - many of them icons of twentieth-century art - as well as a number of masterly but little-known photographs." "Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs offers a survey of his development as an artist, of the themes and subjects' that animate his work, and of the evolution of a style that is uniquely that of Ansel Adams - America's best-known and best-loved photographer."--BOOK JACKET.… (more)

(summary from another edition)

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
93 wanted

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (4.39)
0.5
1
1.5
2
2.5
3 2
3.5 1
4 11
4.5
5 13

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

Help/FAQs | About | Privacy/Terms | Blog | Contact | LibraryThing.com | APIs | WikiThing | Common Knowledge | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | 92,137,949 books! | Top bar: Always visible