The White House Ruin was one of the locations I had to see on our trip the Four Corners region. We were unable to take our tour in the bottom of Canyon De Chelly due to high winds. I shot this image from the south rim of the Canyon. I found out about this location by studying Ansel Adams prints in school.
Below is Ansel’s shot taken from the canyon floor.
In the best light…
Self Portrait 1938 – Library and Archives Canada
“Within every man and woman a secret is hidden, and as a photographer it is my task to reveal it if I can.” – Yousuf Karsh
Ansel Adams “The Tetons – Snake River,” Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 79-AA-G01
I don’t remember the first time I saw the above image, but it had to be more than 30 years ago. Ansel Adams has been the inspiration for me as long as I’ve known about photography and for a lot of my travel over the years. This year was the first time I visited Grand Teton National Park. (more…)