Quote Originally Posted by Darren Guy View Post
QL-17 GIII... I think these are battery dependent though... doesn't have the 50mm lens.
Battery only required for Automatic aperture. Twist the aperture dial off A and you are full mechanical manual.

Granted, you get a 40mm f/1.7 Canon lens. 40 is an ideal backpacking lens to me. When I bring a 40, I can leave home the 35 and 50.