Erik Kessels Captures the 'Attack of the Giant Finger'

 - Sep 10, 2014
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Many millennials will barely remember the age of analog photography and the photography faux pas that came with it. One of the most common blunders would be the 'attack of the giant finger,' which happens to be the title of the latest series by Erik Kessels. Published in his book, 'In Almost Every Picture,' it documents a common occurrence found on rolls of film after they have been printed. Although this photography faux pas still happens, the digital era allows people to delete them as soon as they are taken.

What makes this particular photography faux pas series endearing is the vintage photos collected to create it. Scouring flea markets, old photo albums and the Internet for these attacking giant fingers, it comes as no surprise that there are many to be found.