Chosen by Adams during
the last years of his life as the finest examples of the quality and range of his artistic achievement, the seventy-five photographs reproduced in "Ansel Adams: Classic Images" comprise a last-statement portfolio of his remarkable life's work. These images
by which he wanted to be remembered were intended for exhibition throughout the country as "The Museum Set." "Ansel Adams: Classic Images" includes many of Adams' most famous and best-loved photographs and encompasses the entire
scope of his work - elegant details of nature, architectural studies, portraits, and above all the magnificent landscapes for which he is so revered. In these epic vistas, Adams celebrated the vast spaces of the American West with a synergy
of aesthetic vision and technical brilliance. The images range from his beloved Yosemite to the Pacific Coast, the Southwest, Alaska, Hawaii, and the Northwest. An authoritative biographical essay, contributed by The Friends of...