Red glow from IR cameras

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Re: Red glow from IR cameras

Unread postby GRFox » Mon Aug 08, 2011 8:47 am

kenn1320 wrote:
ir cameras that just take pics are all right, but ive never seen deer react like that :shock:


I need to find the video of the doe that trys to run and falls down. She looks like she just saw Dan or something. :D


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Re: Red glow from IR cameras

Unread postby NatureBoy » Tue Aug 09, 2011 1:15 pm

If I put a camera in an area where deer expect to encounter a human (night time food source etc.) I don't get a bad reaction no matter what camera I'm using. But if I put them in more secluded areas, closer to bedding, I get spooked pictures. Doesn't seem to matter if it's a flash or IR that glows. I did try putting on the tape strips you mentioned. That and putting the cam high pointing down seems to help. I only take pictures of bedding area activity in the spring time now. For what that's worth...
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