Cijan Cimagala from the Philippines has proved that you don't need expensive gear to produce beautiful pictures. The resourceful photography enthusiast threw a low budget photoshoot using only ordinary household items, and got such amazing images, they're going viral all over the Internet.
To show just how much Cijan has achieved with the limited resources he had, we've decided to present his pictures along with behind-the-scenes shots of the whole process. Let this be a reminder to you all: stop making excuses. Look for opportunities.
"I got interested in photography when I was 14 years old," Cijan told Bored Panda. "To this day, I love taking pictures even though I don't have a quality camera and the one on my phone isn't so good, too."
He uses the Oppo A3s, a 2018 phone with a dual lens (13 MP, f/2.2 and 2 MP, f/2.4) camera.
The models in the photos are Cijan's siblings and cousins. "Creating our low budget photoshoot, we worked only inside our home, so I struggled a bit with lighting. I had to improvise solutions since I don't have any photography equipment."
The crafty fella edited the photos on his phone as well. "I used PicsArt and Lightroom apps because they're free on the Google Play store," Cijan said, adding that he doesn't have a computer where post-production would be easier. Just imagine what he could achieve with a proper setup.