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Clyde with his 6×10 view camera In 1996, when Ron Wisner was still building large format cameras, I asked him to build me a 6×10 back that would adapt to his 4×5 view camera. He accomplished the request, and then found that others liked that proportion too, so he build a few more. There aren’t many out there…if you own… Read More

Labor Day Swamp Walks 2010

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Another wonderful Labor Day weekend holiday in the swamp! We enjoyed the company of everyone who came to experience the nature of Florida in a way that is only possible in a swamp walk. Can’t wait for the winter walk when we can share this special place with you all again! Clyde signing books Niki gave demonstrations on how to… Read More

Kissimmee River Basin – The Northern Everglades: Williamson Cattle Ranch

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Frank “Sonny” Williamson Jr. showing Elam a map of the ranch The restoration of the Kissimmee River Basin would not be the success it is without the cooperation of the ranchers who once grazed their cattle on what is now flood plain. Many ranchers have helped in the effort led by the vision of Mr. Sonny Williamson. ————————————— Clyde and… Read More

Kissmmee River Basin – The Northern Everglades: Kissimmee River with SFWMD first day

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Clyde and Elam Clyde and Elam Stoltzfus are embarking on another exciting journey with a film on the Kissimmee River Basin: the Northern Everglades. We are excited to once again be a part of educating the people of Florida about their state, its beautiful environment, and the wonderful success of this restoration project. To keep track of the progress of… Read More

Kissimmee River Basin – The Northern Everglades: Kissimmee River with SFWMD Second Day

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This year Clyde & Elam Stoltzfus are putting together a PBS program on the Kissimmee River Basin – The Northern Everglades. To keep track of their progress check out: http://www.northerneverglades.com/ Elam & Clyde getting their equipment together for an early morning shoot. I took this out the window of our car as we drove toward the launch area. Getting everything… Read More

Kissimmee River Basin – The Northern Everglades: Avon Park Air Force Range

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Paul Eberbach – Chief Environmental Flight Clyde Lt. Colonial Charles MacLaughlin Elam Stoltzfus This year Elam & Clyde are putting together a PBS program on the Kissimmee River Basin – The Northern Everglades. To keep track of their progress check out: http://www.northerneverglades.com/ AVON PARK AIR FORCE RANGE The Avon Park Air Force Range (APAFR) is the largest Wildlife Management Area… Read More

Kissimmee Basin – The Northern Everglades: Reedy Creek

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Clyde & Elam This year Elam & Clyde are putting together a PBS program on the Kissimmee River Basin – The Northern Everglades. To keep track of their progress check out: http://www.northerneverglades.com/ The restoration of this area is one of the great river restoration success stories in the world, and yet few Americans have any idea of the accomplishments that… Read More