Top 10 Most Famous Ansel Adams Quotes (BEST)
20 Inspirational Ansel Adams Quotes on Environment and Nature (CREATIVITY)
“Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit.”Ansel Adams
“I am sure the next step will be the electronic image, and I hope I shall live to see it. I trust that the creative eye will continue to function, whatever technological innovations may develop.”Ansel Adams
“No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.”Ansel Adams
“The whole world is, to me, very much “alive” – all the little growing things, even the rocks. I can’t look at a swell bit of grass and earth, for instance, without feeling the essential life – the things going on – within them. The same goes for a mountain, or a bit of the ocean, or a magnificent piece of old wood.”Ansel Adams
Top 18 Ansel Adams Quotes on Photography (ART)
“In my mind’s eye, I visualize how a particular… sight and feeling will appear on a print. If it excites me, there is a good chance it will make a good photograph. It is an intuitive sense, an ability that comes from a lot of practice.”Ansel Adams
“A great photograph is a full expression of what one feels about what is being photographed in the deepest sense, and is, thereby, a true expression of what one feels about life in its entirety.”Ansel Adams
“Some photographers take reality… and impose the domination of their own thought and spirit. Others come before reality more tenderly and a photograph to them is an instrument of love and revelation.”Ansel Adams
Ansel Easton Adams Short Biography
Born on 20 February 1902 in San Francisco, California, United States, Ansel Easton Adams was one of the most popular landscape photographers of the 20th century and an environmentalist.
He received his first camera in 1916 at the age of 18. During his early 20s, he worked as a janitor for the Yosemite National Park Sierra Club. During this time, Adams started producing noteworthy photographs.
In 1930, Adams devoted his life to being a photographer. Five years later, Adams was well known in the photography community.
In 1935, Adams was commissioned by Studio Publications to create Making a Photograph, a guide of photography techniques. The guide was positively received by audiences and photography enthusiasts.
Adams established the first academic department that would teach photography as a profession in the California School of Fine Arts in 1946.
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