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El Capitan
El Capitan by Ansel Adams
 
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This beautiful black and white photograph is hand made from Ansel Adams' original negative, and available exclusively from the family-owned Ansel Adams Gallery. This is as close to an Ansel Adams original photograph as most people can purchase, and it is spectacular.
Price: $325.00



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Ansel Adams made this image around 1952 with an 8" x 10" view camera. El Capitan is the largest exposed granite face in the world, drawing climbers from around the globe. Thanks to Adams' work, it's also a magnet for photographers and this image has long been a favorite of the Adams family.
During his career, he took many images of El Capitan's dramatic face, notably one of his first known photographs taken in 1916 on his first trip to Yosemite . Using a Kodak #1 Box Brownie, he offered an early hint at the visualization that would later become his hallmark, framing the pale granite face with leafy trees in the foreground to downplay the overwhelming size of El Capitan.
After that early photograph, Ansel Adams returned to El Capitan over and again photographing it in every time, season, and light he could. This version appears in Yosemite .

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Memories July 28, 2018
Reviewer: Denise Hall from Coloma, WI United States  
A breathless picture of a priceless vacation. A moment in time captured... Thank You Ansel Adams Gallery for offering these wonders.

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Special Edition Photograph July 13, 2018
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Sebastian, FL United States  
My recent purchase, the El Capitan photograph Yosemite Special Edition Photograph made by hand from Adams ' original negative on gelatin silver fiber paper, arrived 2 days ago and I could not be more pleased.  It is hanging prominently where we can view it and I enjoy admiring it several times a day.

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Amazing - Deep - Perfect May 9, 2017
Reviewer: Kenzo from CA United States  
I ordered both the special Yosemite photos and the modern replica that had been scanned and there is no comparison. Nothing beats the look of the original process and the  depth of 'color'.

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El Capitan Special Edition Print September 8, 2016
Reviewer: Roger Bennett from Lake Forest, CA United States  
Print came in great shape, packaging was exceptional. The image was printed perfectly. I have 14 of these Special Edition prints and they are all amazing.

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As good as expected June 23, 2016
Reviewer: Juha Hakkinen from Tampere, Pirkanmaa Finland  
I ordered the El Capitan from the AA Gallery. The frame is beautiful and the print itself is has great tonality and detail. Reproductions in books or on screen simply don't do justice to these photographs and I'm glad to own one of them.

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