Ansel Easton Adams was an American photographer and environmentalist best known for his black-and-white landscape photographs of the American West, especially of Yosemite National Park.
Born: February 20, 1902, San Francisco, California, United States
Died: April 22, 1984, Monterey, California, United States
Artwork: Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico, Grass and Pool, More
Education: Private school, Harvard University
Awards: Presidential Medal of Freedom, Hasselblad Award