© St. Petersburg Times, published January 2, 2003
For 35 years, Clyde Butcher has been capturing powerful images of the natural wonders of Florida landscapes, particularly in the Everglades. The first retrospective of his work, from the earliest images to the later, famous large-format camera images, concludes Sunday at the Tampa Gallery of Photographic Arts.
Butcher is shown here in 1997 setting up his 8x10 Deardorff view camera in the Everglades.
The museum is in Old Hyde Park Village, 746 S Village Circle, Tampa. (813) 251-1800 or www.tgpa.org. Hours are 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.