Introduction

“I believe that the electronic image will be the next major advance. Such systems will have their own inherent and inescapable structural characteristics, and the artist and functional practitioner will again strive to comprehend and control them.”

— ANSEL ADAMS, 1981

Image

Smoke from a small forest fire floats in the landscape of Kings Canyon National Park in Southern California, revealing the mountain layers as they stretch off into the distance.

Ever since I was a child I’ve had a feeling of utter enlightenment when I created something. It didn’t matter if it was a drawing, a painting, or a sculpture. When I knew it was good, my whole ...

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