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Ansel Adams

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  • 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...
  • National Archives hires 'Wikipedian in residence'

    National Archives hires 'Wikipedian in residence'
    Without the National Archives' new "Wikipedian in residence," the only way anyone would be able to see Ansel Adams' collection of 220 photos would be to visit the archives in person. But now, thanks to a new partnership between the archives and...
  • Anglers help make wish come true for Upper Marlboro family

    Anglers help make wish come true for Upper Marlboro family
    Sometimes, you get your wish. Saturday was that day for the Barnes family of Upper Marlboro. Like hundreds of families before them, they learned about the magic of the Wish-A-Fish Foundation, which brings together recreational anglers and special needs...
  • Bucky does Baltimore

     
    I'm excited. Are you excited? Bucky might come to Baltimore to eat. Some of his restaurant choices surprised me, some didn't. I did think it was a little disingenuous of him to say he would be going to Michael's because......
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Celebrating the colors of fall

    Celebrating the colors of fall
    The Mount Airy Arts Alliance is looking for submissions for its latest exhibit, "It's a Colorful World We Live In," dedicated to the colors and feelings of autumn. The group is looking for all forms of art, including photographs, acrylics, oils, pastels,...
  • 'Butcher & Blues' - Casual evening to honor acclaimed photographer for capturing Florida's untamed beauty

    For more than 50 years, Clyde Butcher has been preserving Florida's most undisturbed landscapes, including the Everglades, with black and white film. Internationally acclaimed for his photographs and passion for preservation, Butcher will showcase 36...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Helpware: How to really use your DSLR

    The digital single-lens reflex camera I just purchased has an automatic setting that does all the work for an amateur photographer like me. It senses what the scene in the camera's viewfinder requires in terms of aperture, shutter speed, white balance,...