Presentation on theme: "Saguaro National Park, 1941 by Ansel Adams 4th Grade."— Presentation transcript:
Saguaro National Park, 1941 by Ansel Adams 4th Grade
Ansel Adams Born in 1902 in San Francisco He was a gifted pianist In 1916 his family visited Yosemite and Ansel was taken by the beautiful natural landscape. He began taking pictures in 1927, by 1940 his photography was well known. In 1970 he discovered he loved the Arizona landscape nearly as much as Yosemite. He died in 1984.
Here is some of his Arizona Photography. Do you recognize any of these places?
A few more photos…
Much of his photography has been featured in magazines
Vocabulary Color Value: lightness or darkness of any color
Saguaro National Park, 1941 How is this image balanced? Does this photography look realistic? Has it been altered? Would it feel the same if it was in color? What do you like about this photo? Can anyone be a photographer?
Tear Art Project Visualize your Arizona landscape (be sure to include a cactus). Be aware of the size of your paper before you begin tearing. Tear slowly and in small bits so you can add detail. Lay out all of your pieces before you begin gluing. Add detail with black markers.