Ansel Adams bio

Birth Name: Ansel Easton Adams

Occupation: Photographer

Place Of Birth: San Francisco, CA

Date Of Birth: February 20, 1902

Date Of Death: April 22, 1984

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Ansel Adams was born on the 20th of February, 1902. He was best known for being a Photographer. American photographer and environmentalist well known for his black-and-white photographs of the American West. He helped create the Zone System of photography, a technique that figured out optimal film exposure and development.

Ansel Adams was born in San Francisco, CA. He was a witness to the destruction that wrought San Francisco after its huge 1906 earthquake. He was was one of the founders of the magazine Aperture, which was intended as a serious journal of photography showcasing its best practitioners and newest innovations.

Ansel Adams was a Pisces and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Ansel Adams was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

Ansel Easton Adams is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Ansel’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Ansel Adams’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Ansel Adams’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Ansel Adams kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Ansel Adams was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Ansel Easton Adams
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Ansel Adams was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Ansel Adams was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Ansel Adams had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Ansel Adams’s birth sign is Pisces and he had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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