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Alan Ross: Sublime Beauty in Black & White

Fine photographic prints from an Ansel Adams’ protégé

September 10 – October 10, 2015

Alan Ross has earned an international reputation as a specialist in the art of black-and-white photography – as an artist, educator and master printer. He was Ansel Adams’ Photographic Assistant in Carmel from 1974 to 1979, and integrally involved with Adams’ books, teaching in Yosemite, and production of fine prints. Ross is the exclusive printer of Ansel Adams’ Yosemite Special Edition Prints, an assignment Adams personally selected him for in 1975. He makes each print by hand from Adams’ original negatives using traditional darkroom techniques.

As a photographic educator, Ross specializes in helping photographers at any level to realize and express their photographic vision. He has led workshops in Yosemite & across the United States, Ireland, Italy, Australia and China, and is teaching a one-day Photography Workshop at Sun to Moon Gallery on Saturday, September 19, 2015. The workshop is limited to twelve participants.

Ross’s tonally exquisite black-and-white photograph prints, painstakingly hand-crafted in the darkroom, are prized by collectors and hang in collections throughout the world.

“I’m all over the map and love it that way.” – Alan Ross

“Alan Ross: Sublime Beauty in Black & White” highlights over forty years of photographing around the world and features a variety of images; western landscapes, oak trees at the LBJ Ranch in Stonewall, Texas, still lifes, a stunning nude, and more. The exhibition also includes a selection of engaging portraits and candids of the legendary photographer Ansel Adams that Ross took during his tenure with him. There are fabulous stories behind the images and Ross will at Sun to Moon Gallery to share some of them on Saturday, September 19, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. The reception is open to the public.

Sun to Moon Gallery, a fine art photography gallery founded in 2001, is located on E. Levee Street next to the Trinity River, in the Dallas Design District.

Special Event:
Artist Reception with Alan Ross
Saturday, September 19, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Complimentary – Open to the public

Photography Workshop:
“Elevating your Photographic Vision with Alan Ross”
Saturday, September 19, 2015, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Alan’s workshop will focus primarily on the front end of photography, featuring equal parts photo philosophy and technical details. Participants’ images will become part of the presentation. To enhance the experience and interaction with Alan, this workshop is limited to 12 participants.

Gallery Hours: Thurs.-Sat. 11-5, and by appointment


September 10, 2015 to October 10, 2015
11:00am to 5:00pm


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