[rollei_list] Re: Rolleis and Mountains

I thought so, too.


Eric Goldstein

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On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 7:44 PM, Roger Wiser <rwiser@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Thanks, Eric. Interesting site.
>
> R
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Eric Goldstein
> To: rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Tuesday, April 26, 2011 7:42 PM
> Subject: [rollei_list] Re: Rolleis and Mountains
> Roger-
>
> Here are some observations from a digital shooter relative to extreme
> conditions. He seems to be an interesting and knowledgeable guy... a
> climber, arctic explorer, and designer of camera systems for NASA...
>
> http://blog.tommyimages.com/2008/07/digital-cameras-in-cold-weather.html
>
>
> Eric Goldstein
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> On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 1:52 PM, Eric Goldstein <egoldste@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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>> The ones I know do! And plastic ones at that ;-)
>>
>>
>> Eric Goldstein
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>> On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 1:35 PM, Roger Wiser <rwiser@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi Eric, Do climbers today use digital?
>>>
>>> Roger
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: Eric Goldstein
>>> To: rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> Sent: Tuesday, April 26, 2011 11:01 AM
>>> Subject: [rollei_list] Re: Rolleis and Mountains
>>> Except Carlos that today's climbers of the highest peaks shoot plastic,
>>> battery dependent, not 100% manual cameras.
>>>
>>> So it sounds like the old wives are telling tales again... ;-)
>>>
>>>
>>> Eric Goldstein
>>>
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>>> On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 11:51 AM, CarlosMFreaza <cmfreaza@xxxxxxxxx>
>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> It is lighter than the Rollei 35 (320g vs 225g) because it is plastic
>>>> made, it is batteries dependent, it is not 100% manual, the XA is not
>>>> so robust like the Rollei 35, it could be a climbing camera for hills
>>>> and the Alps, but not for the Andes or the Himalayas.
>>>> Alfred Gregory carried a Rolleiflex TLR (about 1000g) up to the South
>>>> Col in the Everest at about 8000m (26000 feet)
>>>>
>>>> Carlos
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> 2011/4/26 Eric Goldstein <egoldste@xxxxxxxxx>:
>>>> > The Olympus XA is much lighter than the Rollei 35, and weight is the
>>>> > name of
>>>> > the game for climbers...
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