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September 1, 2012 2:10 PM   Subscribe

What would you name a Tumblr blog featuring 'found photos' scanned from old rolls of film that were discovered in used cameras?

I have more rolls than you'd think, all 120 and 220, and didn't start developing them until recently. It seems that most rolls only have 2 or 3 useable images as someone most likely opened the back of whatever camera they were shot in before being completely wound on to the takeup spool, but I think I'd have enough to make it worth scanning and posting them in one place. I know this would be far from the first collection of found photographs on the internet.
posted by Venadium to Media & Arts (34 answers total)
 
found photos discovered in used film cameras
posted by StickyCarpet at 2:13 PM on September 1, 2012


Found120s
posted by chesty_a_arthur at 2:14 PM on September 1, 2012


Delayagram
posted by mannequito at 2:21 PM on September 1, 2012 [7 favorites]


I like Delayagram quite a bit. The best I've been able to come up with myself is 'Salvaged Silver' but I'm not crazy about it
posted by Venadium at 2:24 PM on September 1, 2012


photo archaeology
dead sea rolls
posted by Foci for Analysis at 2:25 PM on September 1, 2012 [4 favorites]


Exposures
Unearthature
Scatter Shots
posted by carmicha at 2:25 PM on September 1, 2012


Pho-gotten
posted by carmicha at 2:26 PM on September 1, 2012 [8 favorites]


Lost and Forgotten
posted by BlueHorse at 2:27 PM on September 1, 2012


Slow Light
posted by General Tonic at 2:31 PM on September 1, 2012 [1 favorite]


Phound
posted by postergeist at 2:34 PM on September 1, 2012 [2 favorites]


Ghost Image
Phantom Image
Latent Image
Long Exposure
posted by ryanshepard at 2:35 PM on September 1, 2012


You could ask nicely if the completely unused-and-never-used Found Photos blog would kindly let you have that name...
posted by pla at 2:41 PM on September 1, 2012


I'd adjust Foci for Analysis' suggestion slightly to Dead See Scrolls.
posted by Rykey at 2:58 PM on September 1, 2012


Kodachronicle?
posted by nadise at 2:58 PM on September 1, 2012


Medium From That
posted by rhizome at 3:03 PM on September 1, 2012


Delayed Development
posted by trinity8-director at 3:13 PM on September 1, 2012 [3 favorites]


Spool
posted by penguin pie at 3:18 PM on September 1, 2012


Roll Outs
posted by hydrophonic at 3:21 PM on September 1, 2012


Photopia
Photo-a-gogo
Pict
drawing on postergeist's suggestion, Phound Hound
posted by carmicha at 3:48 PM on September 1, 2012


Loose Snaps
posted by dreamling at 4:11 PM on September 1, 2012


Light long forgotten.
posted by nevan at 4:23 PM on September 1, 2012


Kodahuh
FotoWhat
posted by bhdad at 4:25 PM on September 1, 2012


Found Film
posted by Ghostride The Whip at 5:16 PM on September 1, 2012 [2 favorites]


Long Exposure

+1
posted by davidjmcgee at 5:41 PM on September 1, 2012 [2 favorites]


Undeveloped Mysteries
posted by Bighappyfunhouse at 5:43 PM on September 1, 2012


Late Developer
Photobooth Time Machine
posted by quince at 7:15 PM on September 1, 2012


Heirlumens
posted by argonauta at 7:24 PM on September 1, 2012


Secret Developments
posted by cashman at 8:05 PM on September 1, 2012


In the spirit of way too many tumblrs, FuckYeahFoundImages?
posted by McCoy Pauley at 8:24 PM on September 1, 2012


I'd sure like the URL of that site you're working on, with the pics. I love that stuff.

Unless you come up with a really clever name, just keep it simple so that people will more easily remember it.

Maybe "Rememories."
posted by rougy at 8:33 PM on September 1, 2012


Thanks for the suggestions everyone, I didn't really expect I'd be getting this many. Here's the URL, for those interested: http://salvagedsilver.tumblr.com/ (though that'll probably change once I decide on a name)
posted by Venadium at 8:41 PM on September 1, 2012 [1 favorite]


I like Delayed Development
posted by radioamy at 9:38 PM on September 1, 2012


Artiphotos
Artiphacts
Darkroom Discoveries
Picstory
Lost & Phound
Anachromism or chromology (these ones are kind of a stretch)
posted by NeverGrowSoOldAgain at 11:32 PM on September 1, 2012


Lost Context (Found Photos)
- either the full thing for your name, or Lost Context as the title, and Found Photos as the subtitle.
posted by filthy light thief at 2:44 PM on September 16, 2012


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