automatic trigger for garden visitors?

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  1. Darthchaffinch

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    Hi!
    We seem to be having a few visitors in the garden (including boar!), and have polecats, deer and elk around here also. I want to try and set my camera up with some kind of trigger so that and movement etc sets of the shutter. Is there anything I can use without too much modification that could do this?
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    Something like one of these should work:

    PhotoTrigger! Catch the moment!

    There are many other similar versions - try searching for photo trigger or high speed photography.

    Basically they work using breaking of a laser beam
     
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    Thanks all. 200 bucks is a bit much for me but they look great! Jim, might look at what's need to get that micro laser set up thanks!
     
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    ...the team on the TP/Phototriggers site are lookin at developing more triggers and had beed testing a laser one - feedback is that they are a "B!tch" to setup regarding getting the laser/receiver aligned over more than a few inches and they are looking at getting an IR based one working which is apparently much easier... I'll keep an eye out and see what I can spot :)
     

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