Quote Originally Posted by Poisson Du Jour View Post
My feelings, too, exactly. BUT, I do use 35mm for star trails as my big 6x7 is not a power-less bulb hulk. I'm working on a trick to use it (Pentax 67) for night skies photography without the battery, but until my Eureka! moment, I'll continue to be using 35mm for this purpose among other ad hoc jobs, just to keep my foundation memories of photography with that format chugging along.
Use a leaf-shutter lens, focus, lock the mirror up, open the body shutter, take the battery out. Then just use the leaf shutter on a cable release.
(of course, that's me having never used a P67, does the shutter stay open when the battery's removed, or is it spring loaded?)