Your very first Digital photo ?

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  1. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    Do you still have your the very first digital photo ?

    Lets see them.. :thumb:

    This is mine.. Chaz age 2 .. how time flies..

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    Nice one Jim:thumb:, god only knows where my first one is, the pc I had back then went caputt but I still have the hard drive somewhere, I have to dig it out :Wink:

    What was your first camera then??
     
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    I've got thousands of negatives, must have over 5000 35mm transparencies. Never lost one. I've lost so many digital photos over the years:Doh: my system now is bomb proof, but made so from desperation at losing stuff. I still have a few photos on floppy 5 1/4 disk and a few more on Zip disks that I shot on a Casio in 1996/7. :Eeek: Can't remember what they are, but probably pics of the kids
     
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    Canon Power Shot S30 .. I recall buying it at Edinburgh Airport on the way back from a business trip.. scared to tell Jan how much it cost .. :Laughing:
     

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    Taken in the Faroes 15/01/98, DSCF0001 on a Hanimex? which I gave to a charity shop last year. It was extremely slow and the subject usually had time for a coffee before the shutter went off. :Rofl1:

    This was Mainhard (Minar), my wife's uncle in my "see you Jimmy" hat.
     
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    The Casio Q something took terrible photos they were only around 200k. I think I gave £500+ for it:Eeek:
     
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    First video ..

    Here is one of my first videos.. also shot with the Canon Power Shot .. nifty little camera for it's day

    Chaz age 4

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lYTMU81m7c"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lYTMU81m7c[/ame]
     
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    My 1st digital camera was a Ricoh RDC-300

    0.4MP
    ■ Lens: f4mm(38mm on 35mm format)
    ■ Focus: F3.8 Fixed
    ■ Shutter: Electronic, 1/5-1/8,000sec.
    ■ Focus: Auto(TTL CCD AF)
    ■ ISO sensibility: Approx. 80
    ■ Display: 1.8" TFT LCD
    ■ Dimensions: 125.8 x 34 x 72.6mm/4.9 x 1.3 x 2.8in.
    ■ Weight: 230g (8.2oz.)

    I think around 1997/1998 bought in Singapore ..
     
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    In the late 80's I was working (briefly) on the picture desk of a national newspaper, just at the time when the compact disc was becoming popular.
    I had an Optical Media Read/Write Device on my desk that was the size of a small family car.

    It was my job to take the 35mm negatives from the staff photographers, scan them and prepare the images for publication.

    I hated Princess Diana.
    Her dress, at least, because I spent about 8 hours trying to crop the background from a picture of her for the front page.
    The Apple Macs we were using just weren't up to the job :whistle:

    Later, the photographers I knew started to invest in digital backs for their Hasselblads and Nikons and I was able to borrow them for my own use, even though one cost twice as much as my car.

    Some years ago, I bought a large external hard drive, 35mm film scanner and large format scanner with the intention of digitally archiving all my old stuff.

    Two weeks later I dropped about 20,000 negatives in a skip and genuinely haven't missed them.

    Anyone want a 35mm film/slide scanner?
    Life's too short... :Smile:
     
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    i was just thinking the same thing we have two large holdalls crammed with photos and 6o gig of digital rarely looked at and most could go in the bin
     
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    :BigGrin::BigGrin: thats great, betcha can,t get her to dance to that now:BigGrin:
     
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    I think that is quite sad.. if it weren't for our ancestors who kept photos we would have no idea what they looked like.. I have quite a number dating from the late 19th century .

    ... it's hard to preserve for ever, but if we hand on the digital images perhaps our kids will do something with them for future generations..
     
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    funny you should say that..

    I tried to video her at Xmas dancing Gangnan Style.. what a palaver.. so self concious .. it was even worse when I started dancing .. talk about dad dancing :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    i was just thinking the same thing we have two large holdalls crammed with photos and 6o gig of digital rarely looked at and most could go in the bin
     
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    :Rofl1::Rofl1: that is funny, come on then where's the vidio:Laughing:
     
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    My first Digital Camera was a Logitec Fotoman. I used it to put B&W photos on CV's in the 90's. Made a few bob at £25 a pop :Rofl1: Been making money from Photography ever since.:BigGrin::BigGrin:
     
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    OMG will have to look on hard drive cant remember that far back and don't think i will know Watt camera i don't even know Wat camera i have now:Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    my first digital camera was a Fujifilm s3000 image's were ok but god it was slow,

    second one was a Pentax[FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif] Optio S40, better but still a little slow, I still have it in a draw somewere:thumb:
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    Hi Dave

    It says that was the first digi camera sold:Eeek: how much did it cost??
     
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