Limiting yourself can boost your creativity, but how many limitations can a photographer handle? Well, Jessica Kobeissi teamed up with Vuhlandes to try and answer this question. In this ridiculously fun challenge, the duo took photos on a $10 children’s camera. It doesn’t have AF or optical zoom, it doesn’t let you change lenses, it doesn’t have a touchscreen… So, let’s see if pro photographers can do anything with this children’s toy that happens to shoot photos.
We’ve seen quite a lot of gear made from Lego, including replicas of Nikon, Leica, and Hasselblad. Now there’s a Lego replica of the iconic Olympus OM-1. It’s a true feast for the eyes, just like the real thing. And the best of all – Lego will start producing it if the idea gets enough supporters.
Lomography has announced Analogue Aqua, a film camera that will capture your underwater adventures. Basically, it’s a revamped version of the company’s Simple Use disposable camera, with an important change that makes it more convenient. In addition to the waterproof housing, you can now also reload the camera when you’re out of film.
You might remember the Yashica digiFilm Y35 fiasco which left the camera backers angry and disappointed. This camera raised nearly $1.3 million on Kickstarter, but it apparently never delivered what the users expected. Not even close.
But, despite the bad reviews, Chris and Jordan of DPReview decided to give it a go. They gave this little toy camera a spin, trying it out in different settings and with different “digital film rolls.” Is it really that bad? Well, not entirely, as it turned out.
If you’re on a tight budget but are overflowing with ideas for making videos, you may feel limited with the gear you have. In this video, Jordy Vandeput of Cinecom.net offers you a helping hand to start shooting with whatever camera you own. He picked up a pink camera designed for kids to prove his point. This video has plenty of tips, gives you a confidence boost, and will amuse you.