I'm a PhD student at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences using various wildlife monitoring technologies to monitor large terrestrial vertebrates across the Brazilian Amazon. In the past years, I've been doing a lot of camera trapping in rainforests, and there is... (read more)
Hi! I've been working in the background on a project to try to push the world of wildlife camera trapping into new formats by looking for ways to hack 360 cameras. I want scientists and conservationists to have a tool that frees them a bit from the "placement bias" of standard camera traps, and... (read more)
I have exactly the same questions!
Over the last few years there has been a proliferation of cheap camera traps flooding the market (Apeman, Distianert, Crenova...the list is long). I wouldn't normally recommend budget cameras like these (<$100) for research (... (read more)
I am so happy I came across these responses! My situation is the same as Rata's above. I've been struggling to find a wildlife camera that will allow me to focus up very close. I've been experimenting with adding +4 and +10 lenses, attached to a trail cam with a couple rubber bands, with... (read more)