Autumn has arrived here in North America: a perfect time to get outdoors and enjoy the colors, fresh, fragrant air, and a whole host of activities. The natural beauty of the season is not only reflected in the flora, but also the fauna, as wildlife becomes more active in preparation for the long winter.
This provides great opportunities for photographing animals in their natural habitat, and one of the best tools to use for this is a hunting trail camera. While typically used by those wanting to bag a deer or other game, these devices can also be employed to get some wonderful images of wildlife going about their business.
If you think you’d like to invest in one of these cameras, here’s a pretty decent video reviewing several of them:
Yes, this is from 2015, but I’m sure these models are still on the market, and the points he makes about the various features can be applied to other cameras, as well. Newer ones can be found at TrailCamPro.com, where they also provide some excellent guidance in deciding which model is right for your needs.
Finally, if you’re a beginner when it comes to game cams, this article offers tips and advice on how and where to position it to improve your odds of capturing some great pics.
In the final analysis, trail cams can be both a useful and fun way to enhance your outdoor recreation. Even if you do not believe in hunting, don’t let their reputation as hunting equipment put you off. So-called deer cameras are also used by conservationists to record and track wildlife movements, as well as by property owners for security.
Have a look at some of the resources here, and get out there and enjoy the season!