Because I’m old and I spend a lot of time yelling at kids to get off my lawn, I meet a lot of interesting people. Through Twitter and the death of Marat, I met Adam and his ShittyCameraChallenge.
I think what excites about the ShittyCameraChallenge is that I’m tired of seeing privileged people take boring photos with very expensive cameras. That’s a snoozefest. I also think we take ourselves too seriously in the film photography world and a contest that originally offered a scratched CD as a prize is smart and funny.
My shitty camera is a Sharper Image instant camera which I originally saw at Walmart and bought for $25 used on