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Re: What made you feel good today
« Reply #3495 on: June 02, 2015, 08:53:21 AM »
What does work though, is to take the battery out and put it in your nice warm trouser or shirt pocket for a short time, to warm it up. You'll useually get severl more shots while it's warm. (Though I must say I always buy a spare battery, and always carry it fully charged.)
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Re: What made you feel good today
« Reply #3496 on: June 02, 2015, 12:54:18 PM »
It hadn't run out completely, I had one bar left, but it did hamper me, as I was waiting for just that shot, that I should not, under any circumstance, miss.
I switched the camera off after every shot and kept checking it was still off. Not very relaxing, and that shot never really materialised.
I have three spare batteries with my bridge camera, but somehow never got round to getting a spare for my present one.
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Re: What made you feel good today
« Reply #3497 on: June 02, 2015, 01:35:51 PM »
I do not know if this is correct, but I heard sometime ago that the camera is using more power when you switch it on/off between shots rather than leaving it switched on. The camera goes into sleep mode and that hardly uses any power. Switching it on and off will use  more power when reading the card and switching on the screen(s) every time.
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Re: What made you feel good today
« Reply #3498 on: June 02, 2015, 01:48:00 PM »
I do not know if this is correct, but I heard sometime ago that the camera is using more power when you switch it on/off between shots rather than leaving it switched on.

I remember that being the argument for not switching house lights on & off frequently.
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Re: What made you feel good today
« Reply #3499 on: June 02, 2015, 02:35:20 PM »
I do not know if this is correct, but I heard sometime ago that the camera is using more power when you switch it on/off between shots rather than leaving it switched on.

I remember that being the argument for not switching house lights on & off frequently.
I think that particularly applied to florescent lighting due to the start up motor/mechanism/whatever.
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Re: What made you feel good today
« Reply #3500 on: June 02, 2015, 02:36:18 PM »
I do not know if this is correct, but I heard sometime ago that the camera is using more power when you switch it on/off between shots rather than leaving it switched on. The camera goes into sleep mode and that hardly uses any power. Switching it on and off will use  more power when reading the card and switching on the screen(s) every time.
It depends what your camera does when you turn it on and off.  I have mine set to do a sensor clean.  Other cameras do all sorts of things.  So it may be.  In other cases it may save power.

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Re: What made you feel good today
« Reply #3501 on: June 02, 2015, 02:37:51 PM »
I do not know if this is correct, but I heard sometime ago that the camera is using more power when you switch it on/off between shots rather than leaving it switched on.

I remember that being the argument for not switching house lights on & off frequently.
I think that particularly applied to florescent lighting due to the start up motor/mechanism/whatever.
This is another "it depends".  I was just looking at a page (closed tab now) that said the power to start a florescent light used about 5 seconds of electricity to charge the ballast. 

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Re: What made you feel good today
« Reply #3502 on: June 02, 2015, 03:11:14 PM »
I do not know if this is correct, but I heard sometime ago that the camera is using more power when you switch it on/off between shots rather than leaving it switched on.

I remember that being the argument for not switching house lights on & off frequently.
I think that particularly applied to florescent lighting due to the start up motor/mechanism/whatever.
This is another "it depends".  I was just looking at a page (closed tab now) that said the power to start a florescent light used about 5 seconds of electricity to charge the ballast.

What I remember was, it was from an Ann Landers advice column. Ann Landers was never wrong! :2funny:
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Re: What made you feel good today
« Reply #3503 on: June 02, 2015, 08:57:22 PM »
What made me feel good today

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Re: What made you feel good today
« Reply #3504 on: June 02, 2015, 09:09:40 PM »
eBay. I found a bass guitar I have been searching for for ages. Bought it. It's wonderful.

  I've made a couple of cigar box guitars and have a hankering to make a "Cigar box" bass.

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Re: What made you feel good today
« Reply #3505 on: June 02, 2015, 09:12:09 PM »
What made me feel good today

Well, I just renewed the hosting and domain for Camera Craniums.  :)

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Re: What made you feel good today
« Reply #3506 on: June 02, 2015, 09:39:07 PM »
What made me feel good today

Well, I just renewed the hosting and domain for Camera Craniums.  :)

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Re: What made you feel good today
« Reply #3507 on: June 02, 2015, 10:08:37 PM »
What made me feel good today

Well, I just renewed the hosting and domain for Camera Craniums.  :)

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Re: What made you feel good today
« Reply #3508 on: June 03, 2015, 07:52:00 AM »
Very pleased about that. Thanks.
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Re: What made you feel good today
« Reply #3509 on: July 04, 2015, 08:52:55 AM »
Yesterday actually.

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