When I brought the camera in, however, for the staff to look at, not even the trigger switch was working. And in all the commotion of the concert the other night, I have no idea whether any of the pictures I thought I was exposing actually got exposed. I tried to get as close as I could and, in doing so, probably squished the camera beyond acceptability. Poor Holga.
Remembering how the film cover came off because I hadn't taped it up is also a factor in the bad photos I expect to see when my film is processed. How embarrassing. At least I managed to bring my camera in to the folks at Freestyle Photo to show them that, if my pictures seem as though they've been exposed to excessive light leaks, please attribute that to the trigger switch and not my inability to take a picture. Those guys are really cool about everything, and even though they may see that the light leaks in my film couldn't have possibly been a result of the malfunctioning trigger switch, I'm sure they would only attempt to offer constructive advice.