Robert Adams | The Place We Live | Yale University Art Gallery - Chronology (1964)
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Robert Adams: The Place We Live

Reads photographic literature, including complete sets of the photographic journals Camera Work and Aperture, at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center.

Myron Wood, a professional photographer with a deep commitment to documenting Colorado, teaches Adams photographic technique.

Awarded a Ph.D. in English by the University of Southern California.

Buys a 4x5 inch view camera and returns to Colorado, where he photographs Hispanic cemeteries along the southern Colorado border, as well as scenes on the eastern Colorado prairie.

Begins teaching part-time in order to photograph more.

His pictures are often rejected for publication and exhibition, and are, to his discouragement, returned destroyed as well.