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 fiber-base 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. Each photograph is individually hand printed in the darkroom and will vary based on factors such as artist preference, chemistry and temperature. The image displayed on the website is a digital scan of the original negative and should be considered a representation of the printed version of the art.