Alan Ross is a well known photographer, master printer and educator. He was Ansel Adams’ Photographic Assistant in Carmel from 1974 to 1979, and was integrally involved in Adams’ books, teaching in Yosemite, and production of fine prints. He has been exclusive printer of Ansel Adams’ Yosemite Special Edition negatives for over forty years.

He operated a commercial photography studio in San Francisco for twelve years with projects ranging from ads and world-wide campaigns for the Bank of America to landscape murals for the National Park Service. He relocated to Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1993 to devote more of his energies to his personal work, teaching, and work for select clients, including Boeing, Nike, IBM, and MCI.

His photography hangs in collections and galleries throughout the country and internationally, and he has lectured and led workshops in locations from Yosemite to China.