Who did Adams' work for?
Adams usually didn't work for anyone, he would go out and take his pictures and then get companies to pay him to publish them. He did however work for the U.S. Government to photograph National Parks, The American West, Indian Reservations and much more.
Adams' Style and Specialization
Adams specialized in landscape photography being able to capture some of the most captivating landscape photographs ever produced. He preferred to use Black & White photography techniques, however he did scarcely work with colored photo techniques but, he preferred to take photos using Black&White coloring. He always used natural lighting while taking photos.
Ansel Adams usually used a Hasselblad, a medium-format camera that uses 120mm roll film and is known for its high quality lenses, as well as a standard tripod.
The Person Who Influenced Adams
Ansel Adams was very much influenced by the work of Paul Strand. Paul Strand was an American photographer and filmmaker who, along with fellow modernist photographers helped establish photography as an art form in the 20th century.