SANTA FE RIVER 6 © 2012North Florida
As I explored the Santa Fe River, I encountered this amazing tree. We measured it and found it to be 53 feet around! I have never seen a cypress tree that large. Naturally, I photographed it. Without a person standing beside it the immensity of the tree isn’t evident. I loved the texture and shape of the tree contrasting against the soft mist in the background. Our first trip to the Santa Fe River was during the dry season. The fresh spring grass was all around the base of the cypress. It almost looked like someone had been taking care of a lawn! The area was so beautiful that I was determined to return when the water was high so I could photograph again. 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.