This is the famous Snake River Overlook used by Ansel Adams.

Snake River Overlook, Grand Teton National Park

“A photograph is usually looked at,
seldom looked into.” Ansel Adams

This lovely photograph was taken on a trip to the Grand Teton National Park in 2010.  This is the Snake River overlook which was made famous by Ansel Adams in his famous photograph.  

I have been an avid photographer ever since picking up an Olympus SLR film camera in the early 1970’s. I was working at a local university and introduced to photography by one of the professors. There was a darkroom in the basement and he taught me how to use it.  I was hooked.

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In the early 1980’s I took photography courses at the local community college and received an AA degree in the Visual Arts.  There I studied with William Barksdale who was a former Episcopal priest and professional photographer. He also taught History of Photography courses and introduced me to the work of Steiglitz, Minor White, Edward Weston, Jerry Uelsman and others. Bill’s work combined by the artistic and a spiritual dimension. It was here that I learned the “theory of equivalents.”  A photograph can be about a specific reality, i.e. clouds, but make a statement about an unseen spiritual reality.  You have only to look at the work of Minor White and Jerry Uelsman to see what I mean.