For Photo-Geek Eyes Only: Famous Developer Trays
John Cyr has been sending letters, putting his foot in doors and hounding famous photogs. All to secure some quiet time with an empty tray and pay homage to the age-old art of silver gelatin printing and its unsung, shallow-dish heroes.
In the era of Photoshop, iPhoneography and unceasing quantum-leaps in digital DSLR technology, Cyr’s Developer Trays is, among other things, a fond farewell to a once necessary tool of the trade. Years from now, will we look back with the same reverence at the various software iterations and seasonally obsolete hardware of today’s photography icons?