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Trophy Photos- what camera do you use?
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Contributors to this thread:
Hunt98 15-May-18
160andup 15-May-18
SILVERADO 15-May-18
trkyslr 15-May-18
scentman 16-May-18
Ziek 16-May-18
Scoot 16-May-18
sticksender 16-May-18
Trial153 16-May-18
elkmtngear 16-May-18
wild1 16-May-18
Bou'bound 16-May-18
No Mercy 16-May-18
LINK 16-May-18
LINK 16-May-18
APauls 16-May-18
Pat Lefemine 16-May-18
JW 16-May-18
greg simon 16-May-18
wild1 16-May-18
Bowriter 17-May-18
Southern draw 17-May-18
Rob in VT 17-May-18
stick slinger 19-May-18
TEmbry 19-May-18
Backpack Hunter 19-May-18
jims 19-May-18
Rob in VT 04-Jun-18
ahunter55 04-Jun-18
From: Hunt98
15-May-18
What camera do you use for your ‘trophy photos’?

How much do you spend on a camera, accessories and editing software?

From: 160andup
15-May-18
Nikon D7200. Too much!

From: SILVERADO
15-May-18
iPhone X lol

From: trkyslr
15-May-18
G7x, coolpix 500, dslr, and cphone.. and a little editing

From: scentman
16-May-18
anything Cannon... the camera is so fine it can make an amateur look like a pro, imo.

From: Ziek
16-May-18
Just upgraded my Sony RX10 III, for the RX10 IV. Of course it's not just for trophy photos. It's the camera I always have with me when hunting, or anytime. It's about the size of a DSLR, but without interchangeable lenses, and with 24 - 600 (35 mm equivalent) lens. It also has a larger sensor than other point and shoot cameras. It's a full size camera but without the need to carry extra lenses. For the size, weight, reach, features, and picture quality, it's the most capable camera available, but a bit pricey.

From: Scoot
16-May-18
Panasonic Lumix FZ series- I've had a few of them. They're not a DSLR, but they are also smaller and lighter. Just enough to carry in the backcountry and still get really great pics, zoom, and tons of features. It's a great bridge camera.

From: sticksender
16-May-18
Olympus OM-D E-M5 (mirror-less DSLR) with a 14-150 lens, and a cheap tripod. As far as editing software....Adobe Photoshop Elements, cost is under $100.00. If all you need to do is crop, resize, rotate, add text, etc....then most PC's and tablets come with some type of free software for that, like Microsoft Paint.

From: Trial153
16-May-18
Samsung galaxy S8...or whatever phone I happen to be carrying

From: elkmtngear
16-May-18
I use my Android (I'm packing as little as possible). Gaia Premium is loaded on it as well, so it does "double duty".

My Wife has the Samsung Galaxy S8...holy smokes, the colors pop on that thing! Upgrading to that phone is on my bucket list, it's the best camera phone I've ever seen.

From: wild1
16-May-18
Any simple point and shoot. Mine is a Canon Powershot (older model). Usually use the self-timer (my hunting partners can't take a decent photo if their life depended on it).

From: Bou'bound
16-May-18
I generally run my iPhone but sometimes run a cannon sureshot

From: No Mercy
16-May-18
Iphone X

From: LINK
16-May-18
Anything with a wide angle lens. I place the camera at the nose of the animal and stand 10 foot behind. ;)

From: LINK
16-May-18

LINK's embedded Photo
LINK's embedded Photo
This is my favorite pic to date. Sorry for the gun. This is my HUGE Texas buck. ;)

From: APauls
16-May-18
Panasonic Lumix G7

From: Pat Lefemine
16-May-18
Sony A77 with a bunch of lenses and accessories

From: JW
16-May-18
Canon T3i dslr

Panasonic LUMIX FZ35 point and shoot

From: greg simon
16-May-18
Canon T4i. I can mount it on my tripod and use a remote shutter release. Great for solo use.

From: wild1
16-May-18
Canon S95, all you need.

From: Bowriter
17-May-18
Nikon D7200. Too much! Said 160andup. I agree 100%. I am also a Nikon man and have around $4k invested in cameras and lenses. It is the lenses that cost you. For "grip and grin" pictures, I use a Nikon DX 18-55. For wildlife shots, I have a couple zooms from 200 on out to 300. I had a 500 for wildlife and football but just could not justify what I cost and sold it. I also have a an XP, pocket-size, point and shoot I use for fish "hero" shots and it does a suitable job. It is water proof and shock proof so, I don't mind it getting knocked around in the boat. In taking hero shots, it is 90% setting and positioning and 10% camera and lens.

17-May-18
Cannon power shot pocket size in cargo pocket readily available.

From: Rob in VT
17-May-18
Usually my iPhone in the field. Then my Canon when back at camp or truck.

19-May-18
Recently picked up a Sony a6000. Looking forward to some better shots. Phone cameras are pretty convenient and getting pretty good as well.

From: TEmbry
19-May-18
I have a Canon G3X for a good middle of the pack camera. Canon 7D Mark 3 for when weight isn’t an issue in camp, and the iPhone X when backpacking.

19-May-18
Sony NEX6 and a tripod, usually use a remote for the selfies.

From: jims
19-May-18
For around the truck and packing in nice conditions I have a Canon SX60. Unfortunately it isn't waterproof. It has giant 65x zoom lens. It takes fantastic HD video that is great for taking home to view scouting video on a big screen television. For backpacking I have a Panasonic FZ waterproof pocket camera that I've used and abused for many years. It's super durable and takes respectable pics and 1080 video....not bad for a small camera. I also bring along my IPhone plus remote control shutter for selfies.

From: Rob in VT
04-Jun-18
Usually my iPhone in the field. Then my Canon when back at camp or truck.

From: ahunter55
04-Jun-18

ahunter55's embedded Photo
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Wife has 3 Nikons & a whole bunch of lenses & accessories. She passed her 1st to me & that's what I use + my point & shoot that's always in my pocket readily handy.

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