One of the keys to the uniqueness and beauty of camera trap photographs is the lighting. To create compelling lighting, a weatherproof studio of sorts is set up in the woods which includes a camera, motion sensor, and several off-camera flashes.
The workhorse of the camera trap, this small waterproof box with an articulating mounting arm contains a PIR motion sensor, programmable on-off timer and radio transmitter.
This beautiful white-tailed buck can’t resist checking out the camera, which is disguised as a prickly pear cactus. Continue reading “White-tailed Buck”
An adult male bobcat uses a fallen log as a scratching post as he makes his daily rounds near a dry creek bed in the South Texas Brush Country. Continue reading “Cats II”
Bobcats cruise beneath the thorny canopy of mesquite, condalia, and huisache on a hot South Texas creek bottom. These images were captured on Nikon D3200 and D7000 camera traps. Continue reading “Cats”
Wild boar hogs- big, tough, and grumpy. Captured on a Nikon D3200 camera trap. Continue reading “Rough Customers”
The ringtail cat, Bassariscus astutus, is related to the raccoon but carries itself more like a cross between a cat and a fox. Continue reading “Ringtail Portraits”