Cameras keep getting outdated with time. The earliest cameras were of the film types and now these have become outdated. Now, you can reuse old cameras for beautifying purposes as the conventional cameras can be used using digital or film. Reusing or recycling old cameras is now possible:
The digital disposable cameras that are meant for single use can be reused after downloading the photos. Reuse old cameras after deleting the pictures.
Apart from these, there are interesting options to give a new life to your camera gear. You may reinvigorate or help others as well. Some quick options to reuse old cameras include:
Donate to schools
Donate to charities
Donating to schools is a good cause and is mostly an overlooked option. Check with local schools if they have some art program included to teach photography. This may be useful to the school so you can hand it over to a student who cannot afford his or her gear. They may be more than happy to make use of your old cameras. In fact, even the educational institutions are sure to accept your donated camera gear with pleasure.
If you need immediate cash, sell your camera equipment in any of the consignment shop. List your gear on a website and stir bidding line. If required put it in a local newspaper. However, an important caution word is that you may regret selling your old camera, if you are a passionate photographer.
Reuse old cameras for backup. Having a backup camera acts as a savior on a remote vacation or a commercial shoot. The old cameras can be put for repurpose such as get some knick-knacks from your old film camera and convert it into cool cameras. Donate to charities or use it on your next vacation, even if you have to spend on photo albums.