ELK POND © 1997
Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
Photographic Story Every afternoon I would drive up to the tundra at 12,000 ft. to look for possible photographs. When I saw the Elk surround this pond, I was enticed with the idea of photographing a pond on the very edge of a cliff, but I had to wait until the Elk left. After they finished their afternoon naps, and left the area, I hiked down to the pond and took this photograph. Analog – Archival Silver Gelatin Photograph Clyde’s silver gelatin black and white images are created using an 8” x 10”, 11” x 14”, or 12” x 20” view camera. Clyde prints his images in his own darkroom on fiberbase paper in a limited edition. The photographs are selenium toned, then mounted and matted to current archival standards. His images come in sizes from 8” x 10” inches to 5’x 8’ feet. His love of art and nature is seen in the exceptional detail and more subtle textures of his photography.