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Self Portrait: 17 Years Of Digital Cameras

Photographer Marc Aubry bought the first ever digital SLR, and at least 26 more since. His series of self-portraits tells the story of the first two decades of mainstream digital photography.

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The Kodak/Nikon DCS 100 is considered to be the first commercially available DSLR. It had a 1.3-megapixel sensor. You can't see it here, but the camera's battery and 200MB hard drive are contained in a giant box.

These photos originally appeared as part of a Flickr set called Ma Collection de Reflex Numérique, and were reprinted here with the permission of the photographer.

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