Quote Originally Posted by benjiboy View Post
I'm in my seventys, and It amazes me at the beginning of the 21st century that so many photographers are so battery averse, one of my cameras a Canon A1 that I have that's completely battery dependant I've used regularly for twenty five years has only ever had the battery changed three times, and it's not rocket science to always have a spare new one in stock for any item of equipment..
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About to enter my seventies and have always carried spares which sometimes come in handy for extended cold, winter shoots.