Interesting titbit from Luminous landscape

Started Dec 29, 2012 | Discussions thread
Roland Karlsson
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Re: Battery advice
In reply to Kendall Helmstetter Gelner, Jan 2, 2013

Kendall Helmstetter Gelner wrote:

Rand 47 wrote:

Battery life is a joke, let's admit ( I carry four for a day's shooting).

Simply turn it off after taking each shot (unless you have another immediately planned of course) and you can halve that battery count.

Also set auto-off to the minimum possible values.

It's still nowhere near other cameras in battery life, yes, but that helps a ton.

Hmmmm ... I wonder if it is a good idea to make a camera that is always off and that turns itself on when you take it up for using it? And then turns itself off when you stop using it? A chimp detector could be used

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