Taken with a digital camera from the last millenium

Challenge #8 in the Technology Enabling Art series. Hosted by ProfHankD.
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This challenge is for photos taken with DIGITAL CAMERAS BUILT BEFORE JANUARY 2000. Why? When cars were new, various power sources were tried, and petroleum-based fuels won out... it has taken nearly a century to get back to using electricity. Similarly, the design space for digital cameras was explored more freely in the 1990s, and there may be some things we can learn from those cameras. For example, Casio and Nikon had pivoting lens mounts, Minolta had a lens+sensor module that could be separated from the camera body via an extension cable, and Kodak tried to support in-camera scripting using Digita....
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taken in Melipilla, a small town near Santiago, in Chile. Took this photo from across the street. This camera has a very nice feature where the lens swivels up and down so you can take photos looking down and is easy to go around without being noticed. I kept upgrading within the same model for years until it was discontinued, then bought an Olympus E-330 that had the same feature. Now I own a Panasonic GH1 that has a swivel screen.
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Submitted: Monday, 5th July, 2010 16:17 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 23rd August, 2000
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Notes: hand held, zoomed to full tele
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