Best trail cameras: top camera traps for wildlife

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The best trail cameras let you capture wildlife shots that would be near-impossible with an ordinary camera. Once they're set up, animals will eventually become acclimated to them and carry on as normal around them.  

Most trail cameras are equipped with night vision as well as no-glow infrared flashes, which can illuminate a scene without animals even realising. And top-end models can even connect to cellular or mobile networks, making it easier for you to get images and videos from them without having to go near the camera. 

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Jason Parnell-Brookes

Jason Parnell-Brookes is an Internationally award-winning photographer, educator and writer. He won Gold in the Nikon Photo Contest 2018/19 and was named Digital Photographer of the Year in 2014. Jason is a qualified teacher, Masters graduate and works with many high profile international clients. For Creative Bloq, he writes about cameras, photography and video and photo editing. 

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