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Foto Fact: Ansel Adams born this day in 1902 #photography #londonphotofestival #LPF

The most famous landscape photographer in history whose black-and-white photographs of the American West, have been widely reproduced. He helped create the Zone System, a technique that figured out the optimal film exposure and development and he was also one of the founders of the magazine Aperture


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Foto Fact:Phil Stern #American #photographer died this week in 2014 #londonphotofestival #photography

Philip “Snapdragon” Stern (September 3, 1919 – December 13, 2014) was an American photographer noted for his iconic portraits of Hollywood stars, as well as his war photography while serving as a U.S. Army Ranger in the “Darby’s Rangers” unit in the North African and Italian campaigns during World War II. Settling in Los Angeles after the war, Stern was staff photographer for Look Magazine. He was present on numerous film productions as still photographer, and in that capacity took photographs of a huge cross-section of the film community. Stern’s images of Marilyn Monroe and James Dean have become widely recognized icons. (Text from Wikipedia)