Quote Originally Posted by hsandler View Post
Personally, I don't see what the big deal is about strictly mechanical cameras though.
I am sure you are wonderful and this has never happened to you ...

In cold weather when one is outside for a while, the battery dies.

When you can least afford a problem, there are no stores for great distances, you have a once in a lifetime moment, the battery dies.

No matter how well prepared we are when we need things to work, the battery dies and there is not a spare.