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Al Weber, White and Blue Pond, Moss Landing, 1969. Ink jet. Courtesy of the Photographer.
Al Weber: Lofty Vistas
October 1, 2011 – January 1, 2012

One of the well-known photographers in the Monterey Bay area, Al Weber conducted workshops in Yosemite with his close friend, Ansel Adams, for decades. Al Weber's passion for aerial photography had its unlikely beginning during the Korean Conflict when, as an aerial observer for the Marine Corps, the photographer witnessed the breathtaking Korean landscape from a low-flying plane. It altered his perspective and influenced the course of his 50-year photographic career. Weber eloquently summarizes his goal: "To make a successful photograph of a common subject is my co-pilot. To bring forward features of the common, and make then uncommon with grace and simplicity with the best craft available."

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