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In article<dc508185-fce3-4a40-bbca-5ffc124aeb89@googlegroups.com>,
Whisky-dave<whisky.dave@gmail.com> wrote:

> > 
> > > That would be one advantage that film has (and appropriate camera) is that
> > > you can take pictures without any form of electrical power.
> > 
> > only if the camera has a mechanical shutter *and* the person guesses
> > the exposure correctly *and* the shutter is not out of adjustment.
> 
> Not difficult for someone that knows what they are doing, it's been done for
> years in the past. Someone that knows what they are doing could take a pretty
> good guess.

most people don't.

> > perhaps they could stop at an antique store prior to the journey to
> > find such a camera.
> 
> Well anyone that doesn't take enough batteries or a way to charge those
> batteries in a similar sitution might be better off with film at least
> they'll get a result something they won't get with dead batteries.

batteries are widely available.