Subject: Re: Inca Trail and Battery Charging
On Wednesday, 1 November 2017 13:09:21 UTC, nospam wrote:
> In article<email@example.com>,
> Whisky-dave<firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
> photographer means picture taker.
Not to those that know the difference.
But if you consider all photos to be snaps and those that take selfies portrait artists, then I'm an
> > > > > 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.
> bring spare batteries before you go, along with hundreds of rolls of
You should take what you need.
> don't blame nikon/canon for being unprepared.
I didn't, but don;t expect to buy the batteries you want at the top of machu picchu because there
isn't one, there isnlt a michelin restaurant either.
> meanwhile, those with digital cameras can shoot several thousand photos
> on a memory card the size of a postage stamp, and in some cases, on a
> single battery charge.
If they have charge in theior batteries if they have they'll get nothing on their memoery cards.