Byers Collection


Seagrave Gallery is honored to share the collection of Robert K. Byers, a distinguished photographer at the epicenter of West Coast photography. Byers, who is now 102-years-old, was Brett Weston's best friend, traveling companion and estate executor. Outside this close relationship, Byers befriended many of California's most notable photographers, such as Ansel Adams, Wynn Bullock, William Garnett, along with others both famous and obscure. This collection, held for over half a century without display, reveals not only icons, but also the exceptional imagery of lesser-known photographers that were integral members of this flourishing community.