You are in a beautiful wilderness setting, all set to capture a spectacular landscape image. Suddenly, you run out of battery power. All your batteries are dead. In this free video, world renowned outdoor photographer Ian Plant tells you to forget the extra batteries. In remote locations, he uses a lightweight solar panel charger and an accessory battery that plugs into the charger.
Here is how it works: when you are hiking or anywhere on the move, you hang the solar charger on your backpack and let the sun do the rest. This will allow you to charge several batteries, your phone. or headlamp from a single charge on the accessory battery. Whether you are on a wilderness trek or exploring your local park, you can make productive use of a solar panel with an accessory battery.