Ansel Adams (1902-1985) was the most honoured American photographer of the twentieth century. Through the exhibition and publication of his work, his writings and his leadership in the Sierra Club, Adams was also a prescient and highly effective voice in the fight to preserve America's remaining wilderness.Pete Souza was the Chief Official White House Photographer for President Obama and the Director of the White House Photo Office. His books include the New York Times bestsellers Obama: An Intimate Portrait, Shade and The Rise of Barack Obama.
"Gorgeous... [These] vistas reveal Adams' ability to capture the
wildness in nature and the book tells of his environmental
activism."--Detroit Free Press
"Iconic and still breathtaking... Adams remains extravagantly popular."--The New York Times, January 2019
Adams' photographs "call attention to the passage of time and changing nature of the landscape, especially in the face of global warming... Adams' photographs spread his belief in the transformative power of national parks to a wide audience. The pioneer defined the genre and kickstarted environmental activism through art."--Fortune