SNAKE RIVER 15 © 2006Grand Teton National Park, WY
I have always loved Ansel Adams’ photograph of the Snake River, especially the silver quality of the river running through the picture. I wanted to try and capture that same silver streak in a photograph too. I stopped at this location eight times before I was able to capture this image. Not only was the light shining on the river, creating that wonderful silver streak, there were also great clouds around the Tetons, which helped add depth to the image. The beauty and grandeur of the Grand Tetons jutting out of the flat valley is both humbling and wondrous. I spent nine days photographing the mountains and enjoyed every moment. This photograph is hand-printed in Clyde’s darkroom on fiber-based paper, selenium toned, then mounted and matted to current archival standards. The photograph is a limited edition and signed by Clyde. Disclaimer – Cropping, contrast, and image density may vary. To learn more about the darkroom printing process, click here.