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LAST APRIL 30, I DID A POST ABOUT PROCESSING ERRORS AND OTHER MISTAKES found in snapshot photography, courtesy of my good friend Robert Jackson. Robert is the collector whose work was shown at the National Gallery of Art with the book The Art of the American Snapshot. Robert was kind enough (once again) to share with us another batch of snapshot mistakes, blunders and mishaps, proving once again that every once in a while a photo mistake can be worthy of a second look.

Before the age of the digital camera, there were many things that could go wrong after you shot your images. Drugstore film and print processing presented a myriad of potential disasters—things like wrong temperatures of processing fluids; machinery errors and especially human mistakes.

Of course, numerous other problems lay in wait while taking a photograph—light leaks in the camera body; double exposures; light flares; having a finger over the lens; over-and under-exposures and the list can go on and on.
So enjoy these photographic screw ups and let me know which of these is your favorite!

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