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Subject: Re: Inca Trail and Battery Charging
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On Tuesday, 31 October 2017 16:41:49 UTC, nospam  wrote:
> 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.

Then that's what seperate photographers from picture takers.

 
> > > 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.

I wouldn't rely on getting a canon or nikon battery for a DLSR at the top of machu picchu, have you
been there ? I haven't but a friend has.