Ansel Adams Sand Dunes, Sunrise

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Ansel Adams
American, 1902–1984
Sand Dunes, Sunrise, Death Valley National
Monument, California, about 1948


Adams initially found the bright, desolate expanse of Death Valley incredibly challenging. Years later, he detailed the making of this image, which he included in his book on Furnace Creek, on view nearby: “After sleeping on the camera platform atop my car, I woke before dawn, made some coffee and stoked my stomach with beans reheated from last night’s supper. I then perched my camera and tripod across my shoulders and plodded heavily through the shifting sand dunes, attempting to find just the right light upon just the right dune.... Just then, almost magically, I saw an image become substance: the light of sunrise traced a perfect line down a dune that alternately glowed with the light and receded in shadow. The result is Sand Dunes,
Sunrise, Death Valley National Monument.”

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