When you are looking for the best trail camera, there are a few things you need to look for. Since you never know what the weather or the environment may bring, you need to look for a weather resistant case for your camera. You will also need to look for the one that will give you the longest battery life, so you never miss an important shot.
A camera with a good trigger speed will help to ensure that you do not miss a shot. Also, be sure to note the camera lens and to make sure its good, as it will effect the quality of the photograph. As we all know the lighting out in nature very much depends on the environment, so that also needs to be of great consideration when choosing the best trail camera. Having a noisy camera or one that flashes will spook the animals so that is a consideration as well.
The incandescent flash will allow the camera to see flora and fauna at night in color with the use of bright light which makes for better photographs. While an infrared camera will still work, the operator sees everything in shades of black and white which makes it more difficult to see the target.
A wide field of view gives you exceptional coverage and the digital zoom produces detailed images. The time-lapse mode allows you to get a variety of shots spread over specific periods of time. Read Full Review
The Game Spy-100 trail camera from Moultrie features a 16:9 wide screen, 6.0 megapixel photographs and video with sound. It gives you a wider field of view than many cameras so you can capture more of the area you are monitoring. The plot stalker time lapse mode gives you images at regular intervals of your choosing so you can adjust it to the specific situation. Moultire's Illum-Night sensor helps you capture important night time activity. You can also view the images on a 2" LCD screen.
This Bushnell produces both color and black and white photographs and comes in a compact and sturdy package. You can conveniently view the photographs in detail on your computer. Read Full Review
At 5-1/2"x3-1/2" the Bushnell Trophy Camera is compact, but comes packed with many features. The compact design makes them easy to attach to a lot of different sized trees. It produces quality 8.0 megapixel color photographs during the day. After dark, the night vision flash with 32 LEDs helps produce detailed black and white photographs. This camera can be connected to your computer with a USB cord so you can view the pictures.
The Field Scan Mode technology allows you to change the rate of pictures to fit the circumstances of the game trails you monitor. With the LED Night Vision Flash you can get quality photographs when many animals are most active. Read Full Review
Bushnell's 8.0 megapixel Trophy Cam has an LED Night Vision Flash to maximize the quality of photographs taken in low light conditions. This camera has time lapse technology called Field Scan Mode. Using this feature you can adjust the camera to take pictures as often as once a minute and as little as once an hour. It can take up to a minute of video so you can get quality footage when you need it. An adjustable web belt and 1/4-20 socket allows you to quickly and securely attach the camera to trees.
This is a basic camera well-suited for less experienced outdoorsmen who want a trail camera they can trust. The Burst Mode helps you get decent photographs of game that may only be in view for a moment. Read Full Review
Like its name suggests, Wildview's EZ-Cam trail camera is a user-friendly camera so it is a good choice for less experienced hunters. The test mode feature lets try different spots so you can get the coverage you want. It will produce quality pictures with the Burst Mode that gives you a 3 picture set and wide angle coverage PIR. These features help you maximize your chances of capturing the kinds of images you want. The E-Z Cam is a straight forward camera you can set up quickly and get good photographs.
The night flash and burst modes are both features that help you increase your chances of getting quality photographs. You will also benefit from the short lag time between camera wakeup and image capture. Read Full Review
The Primos TruthCam 60 gives you a daytime image resolution of up to 7.0 megapixels. It has only a 1.5 second lag between camera wakeup and image capture. The extended range on the night flash helps you get good pictures in darkness when many animals are more active. There is also a choice of burst modes that includes 1, 3, 5 and 7 shots. These features give you a good chance to get photographs of game that do not linger for very long in front of the camera.