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“My photography for National Geographic takes me all over the world, and while it's always a great adventure, it's also a lot of work. So I'm always sure to pack Energizer Ultimate Lithium batteries. On average, I'd say I use 600 AA lithium batteries a year – that would be more than 4800 AA alkaline batteries! That's a lot fewer batteries for a lot more photos (and a lot less I have to pack and carry.)”

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A Message From Energizer® Ultimate Lithium

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*versus Energizer® MAX®, results vary by camera.
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Jim and Energizer Batteries

The Galaway Inn was alive with Irish music, packed wall to wall with people and like all Irish pubs, very dark. My Energizer-powered flash units lit up the scene—the musicians kept playing, the energy was fantastic, the action never let up and my camera outlasted us all.

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