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In article<otd0ad0af1@news4.newsguy.com>, PeterN
<"peter,newdelete"@deleteverizon.net> wrote:

> > 
> > 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.
> > 
> 
> I suppose you know Which camera they use, and whether they shoot only in 
> RAW. 

absolutely. why would you think otherwise?

> Good quality high capacity cards are not cheap. 

compared to another trip, yes they are. 

> I would find out at 
> which points there are provisions for back ups to the cloud. I would get 
> no higher capacity cards than they estimate will be shooting in one day, 
> + a fudge factor of 25%. Bring as many cards, as days they will be away 
> from a place where they can backup to the cloud.

i suppose you know how fast the internet service is, that it won't be
overloaded when you want to use it, what computer they have and what
version operating system is installed.

> As I see it power for batteries is the biggest problem. Depending on 
> their camera's battery usage, figure battery usage per day, and bring 
> bring enough batteries to get them to the charging station furthest from 
> the preceding station. While there is a fair amount of  planning 
> involved. 

actually, very little planning.

> it is worth doing so.

that's the whole point.