Your first digital pictures of the Pines

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Have been meaning to start a thread on this for awhile, and finally got around to digging through my archives to find these. I bought my first digital camera - a Nikon CoolPix 900 - at Mid-City Camera in Philadelphia on April 2, 1999. Cost was $864.72, which included batteries and a HUGE 32mb compact flash memory card. Went right out the next day and took a whole bunch of pictures, I still remember how much fun that was! Here are just a few from that day - April 3, 1999.

I *think* this was taken somewhere around here
https://online.boydsmaps.com/#15/39.7571/-74.6903/pines1999

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This one was probably along the Batsto, somewhere near the other one.

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Not quite sure about this, am thinking it was in Lebanon (Byrne) since I recall that's where I ended up.

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Was out the next day around Spring Hill, but the weather was very cloudy and the pictures weren't so good. But here are a few from a week later, on April 10, 1999. I believe this is Atsion Lake.

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And this is somewhere in Wharton, perhaps on the way to Apple Pie Hill?

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Finally, this one should speak for itself, a view from the fire tower.

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So there are some of mine.... now it's your turn. When did you get your first digital camera? Post your own first pix!
 
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I think it was called a Sony Mavica, it would save the pictures on a 3" mini disc inside the camera.
I had a friend with one of those. Not one of Sony's better ideas. ;) I love their pro video gear, and have used it exclusively for 20 years but their still cameras never impressed me. Speaking of which, I have video of the Pines going back to around 2002. I may start another thread for that, after I find time to do some format conversion and editing. :)
 
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Is that white bridge Double Trouble?

Yes sir, I think all the pics are recognizable as to their location. That particular shot of White Bridge is from my favorite fly fishing spot
 

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I got into digital much later, April 2006, with a compact camera that was basically a piece of junk. But yes, it was so much fun - at least until the batteries died, which they did often and without warning. Still, I never went back to film.

This picture (sorry, I am truly ashamed about the date stamp being on) is within the Pinelands, but not an area open to the public. I had access then, probably, but not since. Were we having a drought that year? I can't remember.
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These 2 are from November that year... you know where this is.

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I took the first photo with my digital camera on 9/25/2001. It was a photo taken out the front door of our car. I was working 60+ hour weeks and had not been in the pines for quite a while at that point. In the following months after working 18 years like that, I made the decision to eliminate weekends forever. Only then was I able to resume my pines exploring again. So on 1/26/2002 the girls and I headed out for the day. Our first stops were their first visits to Harrisville, Carranza Memorial, and the Charles Wills grave.

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