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There is more light leaking shown in the top right of the picture. This is the bottom left of the camera because the negative is recorded upside down and reversed left to right. On the Pentax K1000, the film door latches on the left. I suspect the lower light seals and/or the large seal at the hinge. Not that it makes much difference, just replace all the ...


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It's not the lens, because the lens is on the other side of the shutter from the film. Any light leaking into the mirror box, whether from the lens or anywhere else on the front of the camera, will only illuminate the film for the (typically) split-second the shutter is open for each exposure. Light leaks don't have to let much light in, because they leak ...


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Procure a tiny flashlight that will stay on. Place it inside the camera and close it up. Take it to a closet that can be made light-tight. Take a stool with you because you will be in there for maybe 15 minutes. It takes that long for your eyes to dark adapt. While sitting in the dark, examine the camera from all angles. If the camera allows light to leak in,...


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