Camera Trap Timelapse!

We had a great lecture from Amy Fitzmaurice at ZSL yesterday who’s helping them to develop a tool which allows easy analysis of data collected from camera traps – great work and a really important tool in conservation. For her Masters degree she conducted research in Borneo on the effects of logging on the biodiversity and abundance of species in the forest there, and I think for all of us MA Wildlife Filmmaking students from a science background it made a nice change to talk about scientific research in conservation rather than filmmaking. On top of that it made me want to go back through some of the camera trap photos I’ve taken, so here’s a timelapse of photos I collected over a few days last summer of birds that came to the bird feeder in my garden…


Published by Tom Richards

My name is Tom Richards and I am an aspiring wildlife filmmaker attempting to break into this most competitive of industries. A recent graduate of BSc Animal Behaviour at the University of Exeter, I have been inspired with a passion and desire to capture the beauty of the natural world through filmmaking and storytelling.

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