10 Glitch Shots that Embrace & Celebrate the Perfectly Imperfect

By Madeline - 3 min read

Celebrating those perfect mistakes and accidentally beautiful moments in photography

“Perfection itself is imperfection.” – Vladimir Horowitz

In photography, there is no right or wrong. There is no perfect. That’s one of the things we love so much about it! Pixelation, blur, light leaks, double exposure – you name it, we think the ‘messier’ shots are often the best ones. So whether it’s a happy accident or the result of some creative experimentation, embrace the glitches in your photos. Be spontaneous, allow for the unexpected and celebrate the results!

Imperfection is perfect. Don’t believe us? The 10 glitch images below are proof of just how beautiful those photography mistakes can be.


Showing Imperfection Mission winner: Lauren Marek


Showing Imperfection Mission shortlist: Mike Ramírez

Showing Imperfection Mission shortlist: Hom Mali

Silhouette girl against water fountain

Showing Imperfection Mission runner-up: Sarah Köster

large group of people

Showing Imperfection Mission runner-up: Daniela H.


Showing Imperfection Mission runner-up: F L U S I⭐M A N

studio shot

Showing Imperfection Mission runner-up: Axperience

Thoughtful man relaxing on bed at home

Showing Imperfection Mission runner-up: AiR

Reflection of man walking on bus window

Showing Imperfection Mission runner-up: Michael Moeller

Blurred image of birds on wire

Showing Imperfection Mission runner-up: Lensman

This image collection is the result of the Showing Imperfection Mission we ran with urban art und street magazine streem and FUJIFILM. The challenge was to capture elements of imperfection – just as the protagonist in the movie MÄNGELEXEMPLAR does.

Congratulations to our fantastic winner @laurenmarek – a FUJIFILM instax mini 90 Neo Classic is on its way to you! The runners-up will also receive either a or tickets to see the movie. Check out our Missions tab in the app to find out how you can win and get your photography featured!

Header image by @RPPhotoArt.

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