Ansel Adams’ Developer Tray Is A Beautiful Artifact Of The Film Age

Ansel Adams’ Developer Tray Is A Beautiful Artifact Of The Film Age


Cyr, a custom black-and-white printer, contacted many well-known photographers, such as Ansel Adams and Sally Mann, and was able to take his own pictures of the developer trays that have sat in their darkrooms for years. In his short video essay, he describes his motivation and ruminates on these objects tell us about the passing age of film photography.


Check out Cyr’s website for a full gallery of his work. [John Cyr Photography & Vimeo via PetaPixel]

Images: John Cyr Photography