Leaves, Mills College, California
Black and white image of various leaves and vegetation. There are ferns near the top, vines in the upper left corner,the middle and the right side. The image is from a perspective looking down at the plants.
Ansel Adams (1902 to 1984) was an American photographer best known for his photographs of the western United States, particularly Yosemite National Park. He invented a multi-zone system of breaking down images for photography that is still widely accepted and practiced. It is an aspect in the resulted intense clarity of his work.