Follow in the footsteps of Ansel Adams on a 4-hour, small-group photography tour through Yosemite Valley. Join a staff photographer from the parks Ansel adams gallery on a walking tour highlighting some of the parks most iconic sites. Learn about Ansels important innovations in photography as you go, including technical aspects of light and exposure and how to best implement them in your own pictures using a digital camera. Fuel your artistic vision with a look into Ansels life and his renowned works that capture the magical beauty of Yosemite.
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
- Small group ensures personal service
Details about this tour
Meet your guide a professional photographer at the parks Ansel adams gallery at the gallery (located in Yosemite Village) and set out with your small-group of fellow participants ona 4-hour, hands-on photography walk highlighting some of the parks most iconic and photographable sites.
Stop at up to five scenic viewpoints, some which will be recognizable from Ansel Adams' photographs. Individual locations change daily based on what current conditions suggest will providethe most photogenic views.
Along the way your guide will offeran introduction to Ansel Adams, the man and his legacy, and provide instruction on how to apply his technical methods to your use of digital cameras. Youll also learn how to best utilize aperture settings and aperture priority, shutter speed, ISO, and histograms to optimize your exposures.
The terrain is relatively flat, along mostly paved trails and approximately 2-3 miles (3-5 km) in total. Ask questionsas you go, discuss Ansel and photography in general, and become familiar with why and how Ansel made the composition and technical choices he did.
This tour is best suited for beginner and intermediate photographers and hobbyists.
- Professional photographer instructor
- Entry/Admission - Ansel Adams Gallery
- Park entrance fees
- Food and drink
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Involves a moderate amount of walking
Operates rain or shine; please dress accordingly
Can be wheelchair accessible; please let us know you will be bringing a wheelchair when booking so that we can accommodate you