Roger Vincent Jasaitis

Saying goodbye to an old friend…

I have dragged this Panasonic Lumix camera (the one on the right) through hundreds of miles of forest, mountains and beach over a period of ten or more years.  From Quebec, Canada to the Florida Keys, from down east Maine  to the redwoods of California, from Spain to Ireland it has been a trusted companion. It has captured tens of thousands of images, but now, the camera logic has given up the ghost. I posted about this workhorse in Ode to a Camera awhile back. It will now join it’s predecessor (on the left) as a museum piece.

Although state of the art at the time, most phones have more megapixels than this camera now. Time to upgrade. The photos that you will see in the future are taken with a Nikon D3200.

Here is a retrospective of some of the images that the Panasonic captured…