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101 Quick and Easy Ideas Taken from the Master Photographers of the Twentieth Century by Matthew Bamberg

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Chapter 3. Robert Adams (1937– )

In an interview with PBS, Robert Adams (not the son of Ansel) mused that in a great picture, everything fits. He feels art’s job is to reconcile us to life. His photos of the western United States show an environment that has gone awry, combined with the beauty of the natural world. He shot the suburbs of Denver and Los Angeles, Eastern Colorado, Southern California, and Northwest Oregon. He currently resides in Oregon.

Adams’ photos show vast environments with human markings, mostly damaging ones that change the landscape. In their own way, his photographs are immaculate in their use of light and landscape. He documented the suburban tract houses outside Denver in photographs that show endless human development ...

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