From: Eric Stevens <eric.stevens@sum.co.nz>
Subject: Re: Inca Trail and Battery Charging
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From: Eric Stevens <eric.stevens@sum.co.nz>
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Subject: Re: Inca Trail and Battery Charging
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On Wed, 01 Nov 2017 14:11:05 -0400, nospam<nospam@nospam.invalid>
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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.
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Regards,

Eric Stevens