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How To Make a Photo Trap With a Raspberry Pi and a Sony Alpha

Recently a squirrel noticed our nut box that was waiting to be raided for almost a year now. But as our squirrels here are a bit skittish, I needed to come up with a way to get in close to take nice pictures of them.

Robot ‘Spy Pig’ Camera Destroyed by Territorial Komodo Dragons

The BBC/PBS show "Spy in the Wild" continues to be a never-ending source of robot camera hijinks. This time, a 'spy pig' robot ended up on the wrong side of a some territorial male Komodo dragons who didn't take kindly to its presence. The interaction didn't end well for the pig...

How I Shot a Car Flying Off a 100-Foot Jump

I'm San Diego-based photographer Daniel Schenkelberg, and in the 1-minute video above, watch as I show you how I captured this face on remote camera shot mid-air.

How I Set Up a Remote Camera for NHL Hockey

One of the things you learn in sports photography is that with so many photographers on the sidelines, you’re bound to get the same photo as someone else. Obviously the one way to prevent that is to find a different angle, but sometimes you’re limited on space.

Video: How ‘Through the Glass’ Backboard Cameras are Set Up at the NCAA Final Four

Many spectacular sports photos are captured by cameras that are being triggered from a ways away, as this allows for angles that would otherwise be dangerous -- for both the photographer and the athletes -- or outright impossible to capture. But have you ever wondered how these remote cameras are set up?

Well, if you have (or even if you haven't and are now intrigued) then professional sports photographer Brett Wilhelm has some answers for you in the form of a BTS/tutorial video that was shot on-location at the 2014 NCAA Final Four.

Wildlife Camera Captures Cougar Cubs and Their Mom Feeding on a Deer

A couple of weeks ago, one of the National Park Service's remote cameras struck gold. Installed to check up on some cubs the park hadn't seen since tagging them at 3 weeks old, the camera did one heck of a job and returned over 350 high-quality images of the two cubs and their momma feeding on a deer carcass over two days in Malibu Creek State Park.

Crazy Remote Camera Deer Footage, Or: When Far Side Comics Come to Life

As a kid, did you ever read a Far Side comic like this one and think, "you know what, it could be true!" Now that you're an adult you've probably let go of such childish notions, but then again... you know what, it could be true!

Thanks to remote wildlife cameras, we've been treated to a veritable bear hoedown at the local scratching tree, and now we also have the following footage which captured what seems to be a cartoon-like slap-fight between two wild deer.