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JOHN'S YOSEMITE VALLEY IN SPRING WORKSHOP ALREADY FILLED!
John will be teaching a new workshop, organized and sponsored by the Ansel Adams Gallery, next April in Yosemite Valley. John has taught at numerous workshops over the years in Yosemite Valley, and will share his intimate knowledge of the area, along with photographic skills during this special event.
Amazingly, the workshop filled prior to advertising the event with people who have already attended workshops sponsored by the Ansel Adams Gallery. That being said, if you desire to be placed on the waiting list, simply send an email requesting such to:
To learn more about John's Yosemite workshop, along with other workshop offered by the Ansel Adams Gallery, click on this link:
ANSEL ADAMS GALLERY PRESENTS CENTENNIAL SYMPOSIUM
IN YOSEMITE VALLEY - JUNE 19-23, 2002
The Ansel Adams Gallery is offering a special symposium to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Ansel's birth (February 20, 1902), as well as the 100th Anniversary of Best's Studio/Ansel Adams Gallery. This symposium, "Edges and Intersections: 100 Years of Cultural Contribution in Yosemite," will be a gathering in the tradition of the Ansel Adams Workshops, which were offered for decades in Yosemite Valley. Featured presenters for this reunion of colleagues and friends will be accomplished and articulate photographers and teachers, Olivia Parker, Jerry Uelsmann, and John Sexton, along with philosopher/best-selling author, Phil Cousineau.
Participants will meet with each primary presenter either in the field, darkroom, or for discussions. In addition, there will be box lunch gatherings with special guests who are prominent in various photographic fields. This symposium will be a unique opportunity to share the legacy of Ansel Adams with a broad range of luminaries in the photographic field.
For those who are interested in a hands-on technical experience, there will be an additional follow-on workshop with Alan Ross, "Field Techniques for Black and White Photography."
To learn more about the Centennial Symposium:
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ANSEL ADAMS: A DOCUMENTARY FILM TO AIR IN APRIL 2002
An exciting new film, "Ansel Adams: A Documentary Film" by award winning filmmaker Ric Burns is scheduled to be broadcast on PBS on Sunday, April 21st as part of PBS's Earth Day celebration. The time is yet to be determined. This exciting new film will provide an elegant, moving and lyrical portrait of this most eloquent and quintessentially American of photographers
Written and directed by Ric Burns, and produced by Steeplechase Films and Sierra Club Productions in association with the Ansel Adams Publishing Trust, this film will seek to explore the meaning and legacy of Adams' life and work within the context of the great themes that absorbed him throughout his career: the beauty and fragility of the American earth, the inseparable bond of man and nature, and the moral obligation the present owes to the future
This will be a broadcast you will not want to miss!!!
For more information on this important new film on Ansel, and to get detailed broadcast times when they become available, check out:
SOUTHBYS.COM SPECIAL AUCTION FEATURES ANSEL ADAMS PRINTS
In celebration of the centenary of the birth of Ansel Adams this Special Auction will feature photographs by Adams along with images by noted photographers Morley Baer, Chris Rainier, Alan Ross, Brett Weston, Huntington Witherill, John Sexton, and others: The auction runs from November 14 - December 5
Here is the auction page at Southebys.Com:
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JOHN'S 2002 WORKSHOP BROCHURE COMING SOON
Those of you on John's "snail mail" list will be receiving his 2002 workshop brochure sometime in mid-February. Those that have attended workshops previously, or those that have applied too late, know all too well the importance of applying EARLY.
If you are not on John's mailing list, feel free to send an email to the address below. The 2002 brochure will not only include information on John's upcoming workshops, but will be an opportunity to see beautifully reproduced images of some of John's new work.
SOME THOUGHTS ON PHOTOGRAPHY... AND OTHER TOPICS
Memorable comments by noted photographers, and others:
"There are no rules for good photographs, the are only good photographs."
- Ansel Adams
Almost all photographers have incurred large expenses in the pursuit of tiny audiences, finding the wonder theyd hoped to share is something few want to receive.
- Robert Adams from Why People Photograph
"The problems that exist in the world today cannot be solved by the level of thinking that created them."
- Albert Einstein
I would like to wish all of you, and your families, a peaceful and happy Holiday season.
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