Cognisys’ scout camera box kept my Canon 5D MIV and Canon 16-35mm lens safe from the elements.
When I think of wildlife photography, I think of powerful animals photographed using long lenses in epic environments. That was until I met ex-ventriloquist-turned-wildlife-conservation-photographer Carla Rhodes. She has captured over 25 different species of wild animals in the backyard of her Catskills home, and most of the time, she isn’t even there to hit the shutter button.
Carla Rhodes setting her camera trapping box.
A weather-proof flash attached to a tree, high above an animals eye-line.
A break beam sensor is used to trigger the camera.
Instead of camping out in a single spot and waiting for wildlife to walk by, Carla studies wildlife patterns and then...