Monday, January 4, 2010

I keep forgetting to charge batteries for camera

I call this "Sea gulls on ice." If you click on the photo you can see them sitting there.

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I snapped some pictures today at a wintry Osbornedale State Park in Derby, Ct., until the camera batteries died. I called Kid Two and asked him to put two more batteries in the charger, came home, put those in the camera and went back.

The gulls were no longer standing on the ice on the pond. Darn. That would have made a good photo if I could have gotten closer to them. Took some more pix then the camera told me again to change batteries. It’s a new camera that Santa it’s not the camera. It's yours truly not being prepared with fully charged batteries.

Happy January to all.


storyteller said...

Lovely wintry views ;-)
I often forget to charge my battery too and now that my camera's about a year old, it needs charging more often than I'm used to. Actually at the moment I'm without my Nikon D60 because I dropped it this afternoon for it's annual cleaning and adjustment. Guess I should dig out my Casio Exilim and charge that battery to use in the meantime?
Hugs and blessings,

PS - How kewl! I noticed I can enter my blogs separately here now. Thanks for making the change.

CrAzY Working Mom said...

My battery has to be charged and I will often forget to charge it...but my most common mistake seems to be uploading the photos from my memory card and leaving it in the laptop. The camera has no internal memory so I can't take photos without a card. I've done this twice now. Very annoying!!!

Stay warm!!! :)

Empress Bee (of the High Sea) said...

i think some cameras use up the batteries faster than others too, maybe the settings could be lowered? is this possible? i don't know...

smiles, bee

Rosidah Abidin said...

Beautiful shots! Too bad that you're batteries didn't last longer. Wishing you all the best for 2010 :)

Linda said...

Some of it may depend on what kind of batteries you're using, too. I noticed that with my Kodak, if I used regular old rechargeable batteries that it went through them like a hot knife through soft butter so I ended up buying the special rechargeable battery for that camera and it made a world of difference.

I try to remember to charge the battery for my Nikon on a regular basis but I'm pretty good at forgetting that from time to time, too!

Of course, maybe the reason your batteries kept dying was that it was too darned cold to be out taking pictures! Perhaps the cold sucks the life right out of camera batteries just like it does people? Though I have to admit that the sky looks beautiful in these pictures!