Ansel Adams

One of the most beloved American photographers in history, thanks to his incredible artistic quality mixed with his environmentalist soul, which led him to show the beauty of nature and defend it from the ravages of modern urbanization.

"We all know the tragedy of the dustbowls, the cruel unforgivable erosions of the soil, the depletion of fish or game, and the shrinking of the noble forests. And we know that such catastrophes shrivel the spirit of the people ... The wilderness is pushed back, man is everywhere. Solitude, so vital to the individual man, is almost nowhere." from his autobiografy

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