Introduction: The 7 Alternative Uses of Your Camera

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Camera is a useful tool , in this Instructable i wanna share some alternate uses of your camera , hope you find them useful, and you can add more uses if u know or wanna share :)
 

Step 1: Backup Your Old Photographs !

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Old photographs are your heritage ! why not make a backup of them ? 
printed old Photographs turn yellow with time and at times get lost or gut fungus... common ! anything can happen to them , so be prepared with a backup !
just place a tripod and place the photographs on a plane surface , and start ! Click photographs of the photographs !

Step 2: Copy a Sign Board !

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This helps alot ! While passing signboards that have contact details or other information,  it is alwars worthwhile to capture a photo.
You can also capture photos of shopping lists , memos, and to-do lists as well .

Step 3: It Can Help Sharing Notes :p

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Tired of copying notes from other's notebooks ? or too tired to note down the notes teacher gave on the board ? Just take a picture and your problem is solved :D believe me , it helps a lot .

Step 4: Save Paper, Save Earth

You can just click a picture insted of taking a printout from the screen . It saves paper.
theres one tutorial out there if anyone have problem taking pictures from LCD screen
"http://www.ephotozine.com/article/how-to-take-pictures-of-a-tv-screen-4781 "
so each time you are clicking a photograph , insted of taking a printout, you are going Greener :)

Step 5: Finding Your Way in Dark

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There will be times when you will be walking in lanes and climbing staircases where you cannot see what lies in front of you . Instead of carrying a separate  torch ,you could use your camera instead! The AF-assist lamp is a strong light that can ensure that you do not bump into things or trip over sleeping animals. Alternatively , you can fire your camera's flash gun.

Step 6: As Your Phone Dies Out

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If your phone's battery is running out and you need to make a call,Insted of being stranded without knowing someone's phone number , just take a picture of the phone's screen with the number on it!

Step 7: Prevent Getting Cheated in Monopoly When You Take a Break :p

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Step 8: Some Other Things You Can Do

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--> Tease your friends with the flash gun! :p
--> check how you look: Put the camera at arm's length and shoot yourself :p
-->Mark the parked car: click a refrence near your car.

This completes this Instructable.

please feel free to give your views !

Thank you And have a nice day :)

Comments

itsnipun007 (author)2012-12-26

yep ! how can i forget it ? :D thanks strydon :)

Strydon (author)2012-12-19

You can also check if your remote is working . IR remotes leds light up when any of the buttons are pressed , view this led in the camera viewfinder and you will notice it light up if the remote is working .

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