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Camera flash ruining quality of picture
« on: November 04, 2017, 04:28:13 PM »
Is there a way to avoid it? Is my camera too close?

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Re: Camera flash ruining quality of picture
« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2017, 04:49:33 PM »
Too close. The flash is reflecting off the subject. Move it back, or move the bait further away.
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Re: Camera flash ruining quality of picture
« Reply #2 on: November 04, 2017, 08:12:35 PM »
You could also put bits of masking tape randomly over the flash if you like those close-ups.  Does this happen all through the night or only when there is also some daylight (dusk)

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Re: Camera flash ruining quality of picture
« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2017, 08:38:11 PM »
Only at dark.  Ok thanks for the response!! I appreciate it

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Re: Camera flash ruining quality of picture
« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2017, 10:35:11 PM »
That's the trade off for a good flash range, too much light up close.

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Re: Camera flash ruining quality of picture
« Reply #5 on: November 05, 2017, 05:52:33 AM »
You can adjust the IR light on some cameras.

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Re: Camera flash ruining quality of picture
« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2017, 07:32:14 AM »
Is that an IR flash cam.  I looks like a standard flash.  Is so yes to close.  If it an IR flash you shouldn't get that at all because they don't flash white.  My cams have had elk right up to the cam and it showed a great pic everytime.
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Re: Camera flash ruining quality of picture
« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2017, 07:51:08 AM »
Yes your camera is way too close. With todays trail cams  you have quite a detection range. However most night shots are going to be of low quality.

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Re: Camera flash ruining quality of picture
« Reply #8 on: November 05, 2017, 07:55:00 AM »
Went thru multiple Bushnells that would do this, even if the object was 15 away.
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Re: Camera flash ruining quality of picture
« Reply #9 on: November 06, 2017, 07:13:12 PM »
I moved it back today.  It can range out fairly far.