Why do some people develop the lost camera films of total strangers?


One thing I do, from time to time, is buy big packs of old negatives or films on eBay, and scan them. I have an instinctive archivist's mentality, and I'm always fascinated to see what comes out of my scanner.

This article explores people who go one step further — they hunt for exposed but undeveloped old films, and then have them developed.

It has just the faintest hint of gambling about it - will this film turn up gold?



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