Veröffentlicht am 29.05.2013 "The American Experience" Sierra Club Productions - Steeplechase Films Ansel Adams is the intimate portrait of a great artist and ardent environmentalist -- for whom life and art, photography and wilderness, creativity and communication, love and expression, were inextricably connected. ANSEL ADAMS, a ninety-minute documentary film written and directed by Ric Burns, and broadcast on national public television in April 2002, provides an elegant, moving and lyrical portrait of this most eloquent and quintessentially American of photographers. Written by Joshua Mueller
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Ansel Adams was an American photographer best known for his iconic images of the American West, including Yosemite National Park. Ansel Adams was born on February 20, 1902, in San Francisco, California. Adams rose to prominence as a photographer of the American West, particularly Yosemite National Park, using his work to promote conservation of wilderness areas. His iconic black-and-white images helped to establish photography among the fine arts. He died in Monterey, California, on April 22, 1984 "When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence." -- Ansel Adams
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Original footage documenting the creative life of Ansel Adams this 1958 documentary revealing Adams' technical approach to photography, the cameras and related gear he carried to the field, and his thoughts on the artistic horizons of photography. Ansel Adams other passions was the piano, He plays the musical background.