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Ansel Adams

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  • Unclassified Info: Public speaking as character builder

    When I’m not spending my time inciting the ire of readers around the community, I have a relatively interesting day job in corporate America. Aside from the regular demands of the daily grind, the company is obsessive about the growth and...
  • #Hashtag Happy: Photo Sharing Platforms Are Dominating Our Digital Highway – Are You In The HOV Lane?

    Ansel Adams is documented to have said, "The single most important component of a camera is the twelve inches behind it." If Adams were alive today, I doubt his claim would change, though some may argue that the most important component of a camera now...
  • Napa Valley is hoping wine country visitors will sample the local arts scene

    Every time my husband, Kevin, and I visit the Napa Valley, we leave with a newfound appreciation for the local arts: the art of wine making, the art of wine country cuisine, the art of wine-and-food pairing. With so many temptations, we've never put...
  • Highway 1's golden opportunities

    Highway 1's golden opportunities
    Last year, in the middle of the recession, my husband, Paco, and I pondered our fall vacation, weighing an ever-growing travel wish list with an ever-growing urge to save. Instead of Greece or the Great Barrier Reef, we chose a California road trip. By...
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art turns 75 with a splash

    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art turns 75 with a splash
    When Grace McCann Morley became director of the San Francisco Museum of Art in 1935, she knew what she wanted to focus on: the art of her time. "If art of today is today overlooked or misunderstood, the loss is serious," she once wrote. "Art fails then to...
  • The Presidio in San Francisco installs animal habitat art project

    The Presidio in San Francisco installs animal habitat art project
    A pair of professional arborists, licensed to climb and care for trees, were perched high in the branches of a 110-foot Monterey cypress in the Presidio park of San Francisco. Secured by harnesses and a web of rock-climbing ropes used for rappelling...
  • 'Melting Ice': A hot topic, and an art show

    'Melting Ice': A hot topic, and an art show
    MONTE CARLO -- Mia Hanak couldn't get rid of the prince. Hanak, the founding executive director of the Natural World Museum, was escorting Prince Albert II of Monaco through an art exhibit dealing with global warming at its opening here recently, but...
  • 'Ancient Marks: The Sacred Origins of Tattoos'

    'Ancient Marks: The Sacred Origins of Tattoos'
    IN OUR pop culture-obsessed society, tattoos and body piercings have come to symbolize rebellious youth or a trendy fashion statement. In other cultures they reflect sacred beliefs, forge identities or simply tell stories. Chris Rainier, a National...
  • 'This Side of Paradise' at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens

    'This Side of Paradise' at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
    A1991 photograph by John Humble shows Selma Avenue at Vine Street as a jumbled, architecturally constructed Hollywood landscape of office buildings, stores, asphalt and advertising billboards. Dominating the center is Angelyne, the cosmetically...
  • LACMA traces photography's New Topographics movement

    LACMA traces photography's New Topographics movement
    No one disputes that the 1975 exhibition "New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-altered Landscape" was a landmark show. Attendance at the George Eastman House in Rochester, N.Y., wasn't huge, and the presentation didn't introduce any unknown talent. But...
  • Ansel Adams, from the wilderness to the corridors of power

    Ansel Adams, from the wilderness to the corridors of power