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Ansel Adams

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  • Yosemite: Pick some apples, keep the bears away

    Yosemite: Pick some apples, keep the bears away
    How can picking apples in Yosemite National Park help manage the park's bear population? Removing the fruit keeps critters away from the more populated areas of the park, including Yosemite Valley, and keeps their diet wild, park officials say. And...
  • Datebook: Minor White and art you call on the phone

    Datebook: Minor White and art you call on the phone
    A photographer's long overdue retrospective at the Getty, a garden-shed gallery in Pasadena and a show that takes its name from a novel by John Fante. It's all happening this week in our big sweaty city: Minor White, “Manifestations of the Spirit,...
  • Minor White snaps into focus again in Getty Museum show

    Minor White snaps into focus again in Getty Museum show
    Is a revival of interest in the photographs of Minor White (1908-1976) worthwhile? Once, White's work was the epitome of all that art photography aspired to be. Since his death, however — and, actually, beginning several years before — his...
  • Physicist puts time on timeless Monet painting

    Physicist puts time on timeless Monet painting
    The Impressionist art movement began Nov. 13, 1872, right around 7:35 a.m. local time. That's the moment Claude Monet put brush to canvas to depict a hazy sunrise seen from his hotel room in Le Havre, according to Donald Olson, a physicist at Texas...
  • Off the grid in Taos, N.M.

    Off the grid in Taos, N.M.
    With today's information onslaught, smartphone appendages and retail profiling, getting off the grid may seem like a uniquely 21st century desire. But the northern New Mexico town of Taos has been a go-to physical and spiritual oasis for people looking to...
  • Beauty awaits the adventurous at Utah's Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

    Beauty awaits the adventurous at Utah's Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
    Lying on the ground in Coyote Gulch, the night sky framed by openings in a natural arch and a curved canyon wall, I peer at the cosmos as through a Mardi Gras mask. My legs and shoulders ache near the end of a 70-mile backpacking hike in the Grand...
  • NYFF 2013: Alexander Payne's 'Nebraska' begins to shed its husk

    NEW YORK — Since it premiered at the Cannes Film Festival last May, "Nebraska" has had a strange ride. The Alexander Payne father-son road-trip dramedy was greeted on the Croisette with an enthusiastic public screening but some mixed reviews....
  • Ansel Adams water photos featured in Mariners' show in Newport News

    Ansel Adams water photos featured in Mariners' show in Newport News
    Not long after walking into the newest exhibit at The Mariners' Museum, your eyes and feet will tell you that "Fragile Waters" is no ordinary collection of black-and-white pictures. Even from far across the completely revamped space that was once the...
  • The Paris Photo art fair comes to Los Angeles: Photography's new aim

    The Paris Photo art fair comes to Los Angeles: Photography's new aim
    The photograph is almost famous: a shot by Kevin Winter of actress Jennifer Lawrence that caught her just as she stumbled on her way to receive an Oscar this year. The small drawings hanging beneath are less familiar: delicate images by P.E. Sharpe of a...
  • Yosemite's shutdown? Enjoy it with books

    Yosemite's shutdown? Enjoy it with books
    The shutdown of the federal government means that our national parks -- including Yosemite -- are being closed today. Ironically, the closing of the awe-inspiring California park comes as it celebrates its 123rd anniversary, which is noted in today's...
  • Review: It takes real drive to see 3-part John Divola retrospective

    Review: It takes real drive to see 3-part John Divola retrospective
    Are photographers vandals? Does the mere presence of a camera at an ordinary place or extraordinary event inevitably damage the experience of it, as vandalism does? Is photography a powerful creative tool for the willful destruction of established art,...