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Ansel Adams Loads Camera

Ansel Adams Loads Camera
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Title: Ansel Adams Loads Camera
Description: Low angle view of Ansel Adams loading a film holder into his field camera at Point Lobos.

Image ID: 37459
1968 ca.
McDougall, Angus
City, State: Point Lobos, California
McCormick - International Harvester
Genre: Photograph
This image was taken for an article that appeared in the February 1969 issue of Harvester World magazine (pp.1-11). The day the photograph was taken, Adams was attempting to "shoot a demonstration picture with a 'pinhole camera'" and had "previously selected his subject, a tangled cypress grove on a point overlooking the Pacific." Harvester World, Feb. 1969, pg.4.
Subjects: Cameras
Outdoor photography
Clothing and dress

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