NEW YORK SILVER STORIES
A four part documentary web series created for Ilford Photo focused on darkroom printing in New York City.
Turning Negatives into Positives
at the Bronx Documentary Center
Founded by Michael Kamber, the BDC is a non-profit aimed at helping young people learn the skills needed for photography and darkroom printing as well as teaching them the value of documenting their own stories. Featuring Lucki Islam, Anastasia Cardona, Jesus Emmanuel and Michael Kamber.
PUBLISHED: MAY 2022
Bringing Your Negatives To Life
with Gabriel Rivera
For photo-maker Gabe Rivera, darkroom printing is a rewarding and meditative activity, and capturing the magic within everyday moments is a special and sacred act worth holding onto.
PUBLISHED: SEPT 2022
The World of Master Printers
with Griffin Editions, Laumont Editions, and Digital Silver
A master printer is a film photographer's key collaborator. They bring to life stunning moments in time by manipulating light and dark while exercising passion in pursuit of perfection. These silver gelatin darkroom experts help to realise the vision that film photographers have when they click the shutter. Using their knowledge and skills in the darkroom and beyond to coax out the details from the shadows and balance the light.
PUBLISHED: NOV 2022
with members of Bushwick Community Darkroom and Gowanus Darkroom
Community darkrooms are important to local film photographers and darkroom printers. They allow those who don't normally have access to film processing and darkroom printing facilities to create their work, as well as learn, collaborate and evolve with other like minded people.
PUBLISHED: JAN 2023