Here’s How Ansel Adams Created Moon over Hernandez

Ansel Adams was a photographer that inspired a generation of photographers, and without a doubt is one of, if not the, most well-known and respected American photographers in history. Ansel has long since passed but his work continues to inspire photographers, even without his guiding hand to help.

“Moon over Hernandez” is probably Adams most well-known photograph, and now, thanks to this video, you can hear Adams talk about the image in his own words. Through a combination of information from Adams son, name, who was also present when the image was made, and old video from the Adams family archive, you can get a clear picture of the turn of events that unfolded to make the image happen.

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