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4 Ways to Format SD Card for Trail Camera: Windows, Mac, Camera, CMD

Formatting (and reformatting) your SD card is an important step to prevent glitches and full memory cards. Here’s how to format an SD card for your trail camera. There are four ways to format an SD card for a trail camera. These include formatting your SD card with Windows 10, with Mac, in a trail …

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4 Ways to Connect Trail Camera to Computer: View Photos/Videos

After months of filming wildlife, it’s time to see just what your trail camera captured. Here’s how to view trail camera photos on your computer. The methods vary from simple to fastest. Some methods are automated and require monthly data plans. There are 4 ways to view your trail camera photos on a computer. They …

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Trail Camera Not Taking Night Photos? 7 Things to Check

Most trail cameras excel at night photos of local wildlife. But sometimes they fail and won’t take night photos. And sometimes they shoot photos but the night photos are all black. Here are some simple troubleshooting steps to get your camera working again.  Why is my trail camera not taking night pictures? The problem could …

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9 Ways to Prevent Trail Camera Theft (Best Camera Cable Locks)

Trail cameras are great tools for wildlife observers, photographers, and hunters. It allows you to view animals in their natural habitat and from a safe distance. Unfortunately, trail cameras are often an easy target for thieves. How to keep your trail camera from being stolen? To prevent theft of your trail camera: Place it in …

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PIR Delay on Game Camera: Meaning, Use, Setting

Game cameras are popular among game photographers and hunters. They allow you to see what the animals are doing without having to be there in person. The motion detection shoots only when there is wildlife. PIR delay on game cameras is an important feature. On trail cameras, PIR delay refers to the amount of time …

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Why is My Trail Camera Not Taking Pictures? 8 Easy Fixes

When you set your trail camera, you’re hoping for some great footage of local wildlife. But what if when you check it, the photos and videos are poor quality or even non-existent? Why isn’t your trail camera not taking pictures? Here’s what you need to know. Reasons your trail camera isn’t taking pictures include damaged …

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Trail Camera Won’t Turn On? 9 Things to Try (Reset, Troubleshooting)

Nothing is more frustrating than spending time setting up your trail cam, only to have no pictures to show for it. There can be multiple reasons why your trail camera won’t turn on or has stopped working. If your trail camera won’t turn on, the battery or SD card might be the problem. Check your …

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How Long Do Trail Camera Batteries Last? (9 Tips for Longer Life) 7 Factors

I started filming wildlife with trail cameras last year. And I love that they sit ready to capture footage day and night. But if the batteries fail then it’s dead. And you might not even know that the batteries died unless you’re regularly checking your camera. How long do trail camera batteries last? Trail cameras …

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How to Program a Trail Camera: 12 Factors for Great Wildlife Photos

While the choice of trail camera matters, it’s all for nothing if you don’t actually record great footage. Here’s how to program a trail camera – including in-camera settings, mounting tips, and common mistakes. When installing and setting up a trail camera the most important things to keep in mind are what sensitivity settings best …

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13 Best Trail Cameras for Wildlife Photography (Reviews / Comparisons)

So you noticed an animal trail near your home and want to see what’s there? Nice. Here are the best trail cameras for capturing wildlife. They are reviewed and organized by the following categories: night vision, LTE 4G, under $100, premium, 4K. Top Pick: If I had to choose one – out of all these …

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