BLUE CYPRESS LAKE 5 © 2010 Central FL
Blue Cypress Lake in Central Florida west of Vero Beach, Florida – Many people suggested I photograph Blue Cypress Lake, so I was curious why they found it so striking that they would suggest it was a prospect for good photographs. When we arrived at the lake I was stunned by all of the beautiful photographic opportunities. I spent three days trying to photograph the lake and the cypress trees, but it was always too windy. I decided to get up before the sun and get out on the lake just as the sun was cracking the horizon and, just maybe, there would be not wind. I was only able to take a couple of photographs before the wind kicked up again and there was too much movement for my large format camera. 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.