Ansel Adams

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The Feds Have a Cool Gig for Ansel Adams Wannabes

The pay for this National Park Service photography job sounds decent, too

(Newser) - "Do you want to be Ansel Adams?" That's how the Connecticut Post dresses up what initially sounds like a boring federal job with the National Park Service. The USA Jobs listing for "Photographer, GS-1060-11/12 (1564575)" at first sounds like just another gig toiling for The Man in... More »

Ansel Adams Trust Sues Over Garage Sale Negatives

Action taken to fight 'scam photos,' says director

(Newser) - The surprise discovery that negatives bought for a pittance at a garage sale might be by Ansel Adams is turning into more of a headache than a treasure. The famous photographer's trust is suing the California man who bought the glass negatives, charging trademark infringement and false advertising, and demanding... More »

Ansel Adams' Family, Experts Dispute Photo Discovery

'They don't look like Ansel's work,' says biz manager

(Newser) - Got the picture about the garage sale bargain hunter who found $200 million in lost Ansel Adams glass negatives? It turns out it may not be so black and white. Some experts and Adams' grandson are downright skeptical about the discovered "treasure," and say there's no way, even... More »

$45 Garage Sale Photos Are $200M Ansel Adams Works

Negatives were believed to have burned in fire

(Newser) - It’s every garage sale shopper’s dream: Find two boxes of old negatives for $70, bargain the price to $45, and discover 10 years later that they’re worth at least $200 million. That’s what happened to Rick Norsigian, who spent the past decade proving the negatives he... More »

Ansel Adams' Family Sues Museum Over Prints

Fresno Met trying to sell prints to pay off debt

(Newser) - Ansel Adams’ family is suing the bankrupt Fresno Metropolitan Museum over its attempts to auction off six prints the photographer donated before he died. The museum closed in January and is now furiously trying to sell off artwork to pay off its estimated $4 million in debt. But Adams' relatives... More »

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