Arthur C. Pillsbury Foundation

Protecting and Preserving All Life -- By Extending Human Vision

The Adams Family

Ansel Adams and Virginia Best made a business deal.  It was a marriage arranged to meet their individual needs, not a relationship based on the love of the motives normally associated with marriage.  Virginia Rose Best Adams, 

“He felt that photography is more than a medium of factual communication of ideas,” Michael said, quoting his late father. “He felt that photography should be considered an art form and he worked really hard for that.”