|Big Sur photographer Doug Steakley to get Ansel Adams award
Douglas Steakley has been selected as the 2003 winner of the Sierra Club Ansel
Adams Award for photography which furthers the cause of conservation. Many in
Monterey County are familiar with Steakleys stunning images of our local
landscape which have been featured in a variety of magazines, calendars and other
||Big Sur photographer Doug Steakley
to get Ansel Adams award.
Five years ago, Doug teamed up with The Big Sur Land Trust to capture the incredible
beauty of the lands being preserved by the Trust. Since their relationship began,
Steakley has donated thousands of images of the protected properties to the Land
Trust for use. In addition to the generous donation of his images, Doug was also
the driving force behind the publication of Big Sur and Beyond, The Legacy of
The Big Sur Land Trust, a hardcover coffee table book featuring his spectacular
photography of the Trusts conserved properties. During the two years of
working on the book, Steakley donated all of his time, expertise and expenses.
More recently Steakley has also been contributing his photography to other conservation
groups including national organizations such as Land Trust Alliance, The Nature
Conservancy and Trust for Public Land.
In addition his photography of Monterey County, Steakley is an avid photographer
of Yosemite and Mexico. His first book of photography was Pacific Light, published
On September 20th, 2003, Sierra Club will be honoring Doug Steakley at its annual
awards. Click onto link below to download the reservation form.
the reservation form