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She Used A Camera Worth $1, But The Results Are Absolutely Priceless

There comes a time in every budding photographer's life when the desire to buy expensive gear becomes too much to handle. Every year, bigger and better cameras are released. I would want to get my hands on them if I had the money. Still, this does not mean that I would easily get beautiful shots.

In fact, this woman wants to prove that it's not all about the camera you have as much as it's about your skills. Read on!

She Used A Camera Worth $1, But The Results Are Absolutely Priceless

She Used A Camera Worth $1, But The Results Are Absolutely Priceless

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Meet Skyler Adams.

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Miss Adams has a great interest in photography.

She realized that she was buying more gadgets instead of actually taking photos.

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This isn't exactly an uncomon occurrence if you have ever developed any hobbies.

Adams decided to have an experiment.

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She wanted to find out what she could do with a cheap camera.

She acquired a Canon Sure Shot camera that was worth $1.

She acquired a Canon Sure Shot camera that was worth $1.

I would have readily purchased such a cheap camera too!

She also used a Fujifilm Superia 400 film.

She also used a Fujifilm Superia 400 film.

What's fascinating about this film is that it was an already expired roll.

For one month, Miss Adams took photos using the $1 camera.

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She couldn't believe the quality of the photos she took. Adams posted them on Instagram for everyone to see.

The camera's manual ISO setting allowed her to look into the exposure of the shots.

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Given the old setup, Miss Adams had fun with finding out how to take magnificient photos.

Miss Adams found it difficult to look for good light.

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The newest and most expensive cameras would have allowed her to worry less about good lighting conditions.

In total, she only spent around $9.

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Skyler Adams had to spend $8 to process and scan the films.

The Canon Sure Shot was released way back in November 1979.

The Canon Sure Shot was released way back in November 1979.

In 1980, the Canon AF35M received the Good Design Award from the Japanese Ministry of International Trade and Industry.

In Japan, the camera was known as the Autoboy.

In Japan, the camera was known as the Autoboy.

By 1981, 110,000 copies of this camera were being produced in factories.

I commend Skyler Adams for daring to be different.

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She could have just chosen to use expensive cameras, but she wanted to find out if she was a really decent photographer.

Did you like the work she did?

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