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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...
  • Yale Gallery of Art Offers a Stunning Career Retrospective of Photographer Robert Adams

    Yale Gallery of Art Offers a Stunning Career Retrospective of Photographer Robert Adams
    "Robert Adams: The Place We Live, A Retrospective Selection of Photographs 1964-2009" on view until October 28, 2012, Yale Gallery of Art, 1111 Chapel St., New Haven, (203) 432-0600, artgallery.yale.edu   In one of the more evocative photographs...
  • #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...
  • New gallery hits on darks and lights of art

    New gallery hits on darks and lights of art
    A new fine art gallery in town is juxtaposing ceramics and photographs, creating unusual and eye-catching exhibits. Forest and Ocean Gallery opened just a little over a month ago. Eleven artists have their work on display there. Robin Lee Riddell, who...
  • Napa Valley is hoping wine country visitors will sample the local arts scene

    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...
  • Hiking the Sierra with three llamas and a baby

    Hiking the Sierra with three llamas and a baby
    I wouldn't call it a vacation, exactly. Any time you have three pet llamas and a 3-year-old and you're covering 30 miles in less than a week, it's like, well, let's call it an adventure. My wife, Amber, and I and our high-energy daughter Ediza spent a...
  • Review: 'Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits' by Linda Gordon

    Review: 'Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits' by Linda Gordon
    "Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits" By Linda Gordon 536 pp., W. W. Norton & Company, $35 A picture may be worth a thousand words, but those who make pictures don't always speak or write very openly about their work or themselves. And so writing about...
  • "Mary Austin and the American West" by Susan Goodman and Carl Dawson

    Mary Austin and the American West Susan Goodman and Carl Dawson University of California Press: 324 pp., $29.95 Few writers of her period overcame more obstacles than Mary Austin. Stuck in a disappointing marriage, Austin (1868-1934) spent the...
  • Dysfunction visits young lovers in 'Between Love & Goodbye'

    Dysfunction visits young lovers in 'Between Love & Goodbye'
    For Kyle (Simon Miller) and Marcel (Justin Tensen), it's love at first sight and soon they're sharing a New York apartment. They're serious enough about each other that Marcel, a Frenchman, marries their lesbian friend so he can stay in the U.S. But then...
  • Benjamen Chinn dies at 87; photographer documented San Francisco's Chinatown

    Benjamen Chinn dies at 87; photographer documented San Francisco's Chinatown
    Benjamen Chinn, one of the few Chinese American photographers to live and artfully document street scenes in San Francisco's Chinatown, has died. He was 87. Chinn died April 25 at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center, according to Newton Don,...
  • Pirkle Jones, California photographer, dies at 95

    Pirkle Jones, California photographer, dies at 95
    Pirkle Jones, a California photographer admired for his stirring images of migrant workers, endangered landscapes and social movements, including a controversial series on the Black Panthers at the height of their activism in the late 1960s, died March 15...