Born: February 20, 1902,Western Addition, San Francisco, CA
Ansel Adams black and white landscape photographs of the American West, especially Yosemite National Park, have been widely reproduced on calendars, posters, books, and the internet.
Adams rose to prominence as a photographer of the American West
Ansel used a Hasselblad, a Korona view, a Polaroid Land (a.k.a SX-70) he was a consultant to Polaroid for years, a Leica, a Linhof, a 35mm Zeiss Contax. His view cameras included several 4x5s and 8x10s.
"No. The best picture is around the corner, like prosperity." Quote
I like that all his photos are in black and white and nature.