An iconic view of Yosemite Valley in the style of legendary landscape photographer Ansel Adams. We were cursed with mostly clear skies during our visit of Yosemite, but conditions improved for the last evening and morning. Looks best on black (press L).
Ansel Adams "Thundercloud" 1936 Ansel Easton Adams was an American photographer and environmentalist. His black-and-white landscape photographs of the American West, especially Yosemite National Park, have been widely reproduced on calendars, posters, a
Adams recognized that composing photographs in color is different from black and white and allowed that "some of us instinctively 'see' better in color" (Mono Lake, White Branches and Clouds, California,
In 1942 Ansel Adams made the Snake River Overlook (in Grand Teton National Park) famous with his iconic black and white image. It was a grand landscape showcasing the Snake River in the foreground and the Tetons on the horizon. It's a classic shot indeed. Many including me have gone to that overlook to capture the same scene (though the trees have obscured the view of the river). Still rather than capturing that same scene and posting it here as a black and white I knew that I wanted to do a…