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OK - If I hadn't made enemies before... I probably will now, but here goes. I simply don't like Ansel Adam's work and never have. Certainly they are beautiful places and he made great photos of those places but they do almost nothing for me. I just don't get it, sorry. Plus they are sooooooo overplayed (which is not his fault of course). Cheers, Dave On Sun, 06 Mar 2005 15:19:15 -0800, JCB <email@example.com> wrote: > > Yes, like all of Ansel Adams photographs. Straight prints of most of his > negatives were dismal. I've seen many of them! They required a copious > amount of darkroom massaging in order to become a finished print. Moonrise > over Hernandez is a sterling example. One exposure before the whole thing > disappeared. That negative printed as a blah print. It took a Herculean > effort on Ansel's part to "create" the print we all love.