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Moon and Half Dome
Moon and Half Dome 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.
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Ansel Adams made this image at 4:14 the afternoon of December 28, 1960 with a Hasselblad camera and 250mm Zeiss Sonnar lens, releasing the mirror before operating the shutter to minimize vibration. It was one of his last well known photographs. Arguably, this is the definitive photograph of Half Dome and among the most famous images of Yosemite National Park . Belying its later worldwide acclaim, "Moon and Half Dome" debuted for a very personal audience: the first publication of this masterpiece was as the wedding announcement for Adams ' son, Michael, and his daughter-in-law, Jeanne in 1962. In "Examples: The Making of 40 Photographs," Adams recalls making "Moon and Half Dome:" "As soon as I saw the moon coming up by Half Dome I had visualized the image. …I have photographed Half Dome innumerable times, but it is never the same Half Dome, never the same light or the same mood. …Half Dome is a great mountain with endless variations of lighting and sky situations and seasonal characteristics; the many images I have made reflect my varied creative responses to this remarkable granite monolith." "Moon and Half Dome" appears on the cover of "Classic Images," the book based on the Museum Set Collection, a retrospective portfolio of what Adams considered his strongest work. It also appears in "Yosemite”,"Yosemite and the Range of Light (out of print), " Yosemite and the High Sierra," "Examples: The Making of 40 Photographs," "and "Our National Parks."

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June 18, 2018
Reviewer: Mike Drew from Raleigh, NC United States  


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April 12, 2018
Reviewer: Michael Marino from Vallejo, CA United States  
I was very pleased with the attention given to the Print's packaging for delivery. The Print is very nice in quality and presentation; of course, I would expected nothing less from the Ansel Adams gallery.

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December 10, 2017
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Yuba City, CA United States  
arrived very quickly.  well done photo and framing.

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December 9, 2017
Reviewer: Hiroaki Kumamaru from Mitaka-shi, Tokyo Japan  


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Beautiful print December 8, 2017
Reviewer: John Steward from Atlanta, GA United States  
I love the “Moon and Half Dome” framed print I purchased from Ansel Adams Gallery. It is a great addition to the other Adams photography gracing our home.

I had to follow up with the sales staff about a shipping issue. They were very responsive to my concerns. I appreciate having customer-oriented people working for this great store!

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