Skip to main content
  1. AXS Entertainment
  2. Arts & Entertainment
  3. Arts & Exhibits

Summer photography exhibition: Clyde Butcher - Master in the darkroom

See also

If you are contemplating what to do over the summer, contemplate no more.

More Photos

The South Florida Museum East Gallery will be exhibiting the extraordinary work of black and white darkroom master, Clyde Butcher, now through August 26th 2012.

Clyde Butcher is an American born photographer who strives to capture the essence of nature photography through large format black and white film photography. Butcher takes his art into a 2,200 square foot darkroom using antique enlargers, creating mural size images that will take your breath away.

When asked why so big, Butcher replied, “I want people to view my work up close. When you’re in nature you’re scanning from the log to the tree to the bird to the water and your mind puts the images together to create the feeling of the scene. When you view my large prints your mind does the same thing because you cannot see the image all at once. And sharpness is the key to it. Your eyes, your brain, wants things to be clear and sharp. All of that makes the viewer relate to my images in a way that is similar to the peace felt when being out in nature. I want my images to create a positive emotion in people, with the hope that they carry that emotion out into their lives to make the world a better place in which to live."

Comments

Advertisement

Today's top buzz...

  • Backstreet Boys
    The Backstreet Boys have canceled several upcoming Israel shows, citing safety concerns
    Music Buzz
  • NFL
    The NFL is considering adding a stadium to Los Angeles, but is it a good idea?
    Video
    NFL Buzz
  • Hulk Hogan
    Hulk Hogan and Steve Austin are on board for this year's WWE SummerSlam
    WWE News
  • Paul McCartney
    Get an exclusive look at Paul McCartney's soundcheck for a recent performance
    Camera
    20 Photos
  • Oscar contenders
    Oscar season is about to begin as fall festivals announce films
    Camera
    9 Photos
  • Sammy Hagar
    Sammy Hagar is taking fans on a raucous history of rock on the road
    Camera
    20 Photos

Related Videos:

  • EXPRESS & KATE UPTON CAMPAIGN LAUNCH EVENT photo
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518313599" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?sid=1304&width=480&height=401&playList=518313599&autoStart=true"></div>
  • Kate Upton posts topless selfie photo from bed: Hints she's with two men
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518298192" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?sid=1304&width=480&height=401&playList=518298192&autoStart=true"></div>
  • Strindberg in snow
    <iframe width="600" height="365" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/21W8YR556Pw?VQ=HD720&amp;allowfullscreen=true&amp;autoplay=1"></iframe>