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Ansel Adams on Tape

Miles Warde explores the life of the great American photographer Ansel Adams, famous for his dramatic pictures of Yosemite.

Miles Warde explores the life of the great American photographer Ansel Adams on tape. Using extensive archive, the programme builds a compelling picture of the man responsible for some of the most expensive photographic prints in history. He is probably most famous for dramatic black and white images of Yosemite, while a 1948 print of Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico sold for $609,000 in 2006.

With contributions from Ansel Adams, the photographer Greg Bartley, and Hiag Akmakjian, whose recordings of Adams speaking in Carmel, California over 30 years ago have never previously been heard.

The producer is Miles Warde.

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28 minutes

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Thu 29 Jan 2015 11:30