"In my judgment, the camera is not adapted to explorations in the field, and a good artist, who can sketch readily and accurately, is much to be preferred." Captain J. H. Simpson in his report on an 1859 exploration in Utah accompanied by two photographers. Ha! Just 14 years later Timothy O'Sullivan produced the magnificent Ancient Ruins in the Canyon de Chelly, New Mexico, 1873 that prompted Ansel Adams to attempt a similar shot.