$1 Camera

Photo credit: Skyler Adams via Bored Panda

With all the new camera gear being released, it’s easy to get lost in trying to keep up with the latest and greatest, rather than focusing on improving your techniques. Photographer Skyler Adams fell into that trap and decided to get back to her roots by purchasing a Canon Sure Shot camera and an expired roll of Fujifilm Superia 400 film for $1. “I wanted to challenge my gear acquisition syndrome, so I decided to shoot with a $1 camera for a month,” said Adams. Continue reading to see a few more of the photographs she captured.

$1 Camera Challenge
$1 Camera Challenge
$1 Camera Challenge
$1 Camera Challenge
$1 Camera Challenge

“I was pleasantly surprised at the quality I could get from the 38mm lens stopped down. The manual ISO setting also let me play with exposure compensation. Most of the battle is finding good light,” adds Adams.