In 1941, Ansel Adams began shooting stunning large-format photographs like Yosemite National Park and Glacier National Park. His black-and-white landscape photographs, shot for the Department of the Interior, became iconic portraits of the American West. Now, the National Park Service is offering up to $99,000 salary for the same job Adams' job, one he held 70 years ago.
The full-time position, which appeared this week in a job listing at USAJOBS, is based in Washington D.C. with a salary range of $63,722 to $99,296 per year. The position requires from five to 10 nights of travel per month, with the photographer asked to shoot large-format documentary photos for the Library of Congress, produce exhibition prints, develop photographic guidelines, evaluate photographic submissions and create presentations about the photo collection for the public.
Adams' legacy might be tough to follow, but one envied photographer could get the chance to retrace the legendary artist's steps across America —to capture its beauty and marvel.
Applications will be accepted until December 15th, 2015. For additional details, click here.