The Imperfection of Film

There's always some light at the end of the tunnel, just don't let it hit your film.  Many of us have a love-hate relationship with film - though the only hate I run into is on the expense side, and really, I don't even mind that. The medium may not be perfect, but there is some amazing beauty to be found in the "flaws" we all run into: light leaks, over/under exposure, double-exposure, dust, grain and so forth. I'd much rather call these characteristics than flaws for the most part. Below I want to share some samples of what I have run into over the past few years - some interesting characteristics of how film can behave.

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