Ansel Adams By alex kowatch- w2

"Golden Gate from Baker Beach"

Ansel Adams took many photos in his career. One of his most famous is "Golden Gate from Baker Beach in 1953.

Ansel Adams was dismissed from several private schools for being restless and inattentive, so his father pulled out of school when he was 12 and Adams was educated at home by his aunt, father, and private tutors. Adams was influenced by his father who raised to follow the ideas of Ralph Waldo Emerson which was to live a modest, moral, life guided by a social responsibility to man and to nature.

Ansel Adams had a early career as a summer caretaker of the Sierra Club's visitor center. The Sierra Club was a group who were dedicated to protecting the wilderness areas of the earth.

Adams continued his career as a photographer until his death in 1984. His works included a portrait of President Jimmy Carter.

Adams won a number of awards in his life including the Conservation Service Award, the Medal of Freedom, the Sierra Club John Muir Award, and the Hasselblad Award. Ansel Adams was famous for his environmental work and his photographs.

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Some of Ansel Adam's photographs

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