Originally Posted by Contarama
Except when the battery dies...
I think the battery thing gets overblown here. Some cameras (not all), use common AA batteries available everywhere, and those batteries last a very long time. When my N90S was my primary camera, I only replaced the batteries a couple times a year, at most, shooting a dozen rolls a month usually. By contrast, the rechargeable battery in my Sony mirrorless needs a recharge every time I use it.
Nikon S2, S3, F, F2, F3, FM2, FA, N90S, D80, D7000, D750, Sony a6000, Canon IIf, Leica CL, Tower type 3, Zorki 4, Vito B, Perkeo II, Rollei 35....