Subject: Re: Inca Trail and Battery Charging
> > > 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.