Subject: Re: Inca Trail and Battery Charging
On Tuesday, 31 October 2017 16:41:49 UTC, nospam wrote:
> In article<firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> Whisky-dave<email@example.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.