I moved into my present house in 2000. When construction started, I was still doing some chemical photography, so I put in a darkroom and moved my 1980’s era Cal Stainless sink in. By the time I got settled — oh, that punch list — that phase of my photographic life was waning rapidly. I hardly used my sink.
I’ve been doing studio work in what was once my darkroom, using the sink as a table. Recently, I got a chance to donate the big sink to a good cause: Kim, Zach, and Gina Weston’s Weston Collective, where it will be used by future students of chemical photography. Kim, Zach, and two strong men came by today to perform the sink extraction.
Here’s the story in pictures: