BOB KOLBRENER | Tradigital AutoGraphs | December 9th
Bob Kolbrener has been exploring the wilderness through his lens since his discovery of Ansel Adams and his landscape legacy. Through his friendship with Adams, Kolbrener began to seek out adventure with unrivaled humor and enthusiasm, which has continued without decline for the last 50 years. His pursuit of fine art photography took a major leap forward when in 1968, as an amateur photographer, he innocently wandered into the Best Studio, now the Ansel Adams Gallery in Yosemite National Park.
In 1977, Ansel invited him to join him as an instructor, along with Yousuf Karsh at the Ansel Adams Spring Workshop, and more than forty-five years ago, Bob made a commitment to continue in the Ansel Adams tradition of “straight photography". Historically, he has not used computers or digital manipulation in his work, printing the “old fashioned” way. Until now…