Ansel Adams' Spirit at His Gallery

Ansel Adams' Spirit at His Gallery

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Yosemite, CA 



A one minute single exposure taken after midnight. 
Artist Statement:
"Ansel Adams' granson Matthew gave me permission to perform this homage to my idol at the gallery in Yosemite Valley.  On the darkened porch, I put on my Ansel costume and placed a cardboard mock-up of my camera and a tripod in front of the window.  I opened the shutter on my 1950's film camera, hopped into the shot, and stood perfectly still (blocking the light) for less than a minute to create a silhouette on the negative.  At a precise moment, I leaped out of the frame with my props, and waited a few seconds before closing the shutter, to allow for the gallery light to shine through the silhouette on the negative to make it translucent.  This is one of 10 attempts.



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