REDFISH LAKE 7

Sawtooth Mountains, Idaho

redfish lake 7
Photographic Story Sawtooth Mountains, Idaho – I was curious why this lake was called Redfish. The only Redfish I know are located in the salt waters of Florida. A ranger told me that it once was so full of breeding salmon that the lake turned red! The salmon would travel 1200 miles from the Pacific Ocean to the 7500-foot high Redfish Lake to reproduce! Now they have been blocked by several dams and are no longer found in the lake. The lake is beautiful and surrounded by a lush green National Forest. The area is known as the most continuous coldest spot in the continental USA. So when I woke up at 4:00am to get to the lake before the sunrise, it was VERY cold! I waited a long time before the sun came up and the clouds parted giving me a peak at the mountain range before I could take 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.

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