The Junkyard of Art

Do you ever have those images that you just can’t fix—too blurry, too noisy, face half-out of the frame—but for some reason you just don’t want to throw away? Upload them to Deleted Images, a website devoted to the preservation of less-than-perfect photos. While you’re at it, browse through the images that have already been posted to the site. Clicking through typical handshake and streaky flash images, you might find a certain beauty within the sea of disasters--after all, sometimes mistakes ar

Do you ever have those images that you just can't fix—too blurry, too noisy, face half-out of the frame—but for some reason you just don't want to throw away? Upload them to Deleted Images, a website devoted to the preservation of less-than-perfect photos.

While you're at it, browse through the images that have already been posted to the site. Clicking through typical handshake and streaky flash images, you might find a certain beauty within the sea of disasters--after all, sometimes mistakes are just mistakes, and sometimes they are happy accidents. Who knows? Maybe someone out there will see something in your mistakes too.
(Image: "Deleted 0337" by Oz)
—Lori Fredrickson
Assistant Editor