Ansel Adams and American nature

Best known for his dramatic and evocative landscapes, Ansel Adams is considered one of the most influential photographers in US history. He produced beautiful images of American nature - from high mountains and thick forests, to the rugged ocean shoreline.

To celebrate his pioneering work, the National Maritime Museum at Greenwich in London has brought together more than 100 of his most powerful pictures. Take a look, with the museum's Philippa Simpson.

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Ansel Adams: Photography from the Mountains to the Sea can be seen at the National Maritime Museum, London until 28 April 2013.

All images subject to copyright. Ansel Adams images copyright The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust. Click bottom right for full information.

Music by KPM Music. Slideshow production by Paul Kerley.

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