Take a Picture of Your Textbook (it'll be Cheaper)

posted Sep 5, 2009, 3:09 PM by Danny Eusebio   [ updated Sep 2, 2010, 7:47 AM ]
If you still don't have a digital camera, make sure to go out and buy one. It's another swiss army tool every college student should have. You'll never know when you need to snap pictures of your notes, your friends, or even textbooks. Yes, you heard it, snapping pictures of your textbooks. As taboo and wrong as it sounds, you could take pictures of your textbook as a backup to read on your computer. With textbook prices soaring, cutting cost every semester can be worth the hassle. 

Obviously copying a book, without owning the original will break some laws, so make sure you're willing to deal with consequences if you're caught. I on the other hand suggest you try to get the real book for cheaper, when possible. Although taking pictures of a textbook might be straightforward, it's actually more tedious then it sounds. Don't forget, some books might have over a thousand pages. Can you imagine snapping your camera a thousand times? I've don't it, and I realized how foolish it was. But I'll let you in on how I did it: