5 Photographers on the Miracles of Nature in Summer

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The natural landscape of the United States has, in large part, been shaped by photographers. In 1971, William Henry Jackson’s breathtaking large-format photographs of Yellowstone were used by geologists to convince Congress to establish the country’s first national park. Carleton Watkins’s photographs similarly inspired the founding of Yosemite, the grand Northern California park that photographer Ansel Adams would famously come to cherish and protect. For the last century and a half, nature photographers have played a crucial role in history. Still, it wasn’t until 2005 that “Conservation Photography” became a popular term. In the last decade, as the rest of…
5 Photographers on the Miracles of Nature in Summer