Review – Hands On With The Merlin Thermal Imaging System

By | January 31st, 2014|Reviews, Technology|

2013 was the year of the BBC's 'Summer OF Wildlife' and what a year it was! Viewers were treated to a steady stream of world class natural history programmes showcasing the wonders of wildlife and a host of cutting edge technology to help bring us some of the best wildlife images we've ever seen. One [...]

Review – Gardenature Digital Wireless Conversion Kit

By | November 18th, 2013|Reviews, Technology|

'Wireless' wildlife camera systems have been available for many years. Up until recently they have primarily used 'analogue' technology to wirelessly transmit video and audio signals from a camera to a receiver box plugged into a TV or computer. Over the years I've lost count of how many man hours I've spent researching and testing [...]

Review – Project Wild Thing

By | October 27th, 2013|Reviews|

I’ve just spent an enjoyable, thought provoking afternoon at the Picturehouse in Bury St Edmunds watching a screening of Project Wild Thing from director David Bond. I’ve been actively following the progress of David and the project via social media and their website www.projectwildthing.com  for some time so have been waiting for today with great [...]

Review – Pulsar Quantum HSQ19 Image Intensifier

By | October 24th, 2013|Reviews, Technology|

I've built up a huge amount of knowledge and experience over the past ten years designing and developing wildlife camera systems using infrared lighting but until very recently had little or no experience using Thermal Imaging. Earlier this month I was thrilled to be asked by the guys at Scott Country to take a look [...]

REVIEW – Peckish Bird Food – Nesting & Young Bird Mix / Songbird Seed & Fruit Mix

By | June 25th, 2013|Reviews|

At the end of May I was thrilled to win a photo caption competition run by Peckish Bird Food via twitter. The prize consisted of a 2kg bag of Songbird Seed & Fruit Mix, a 2kg bag of Nesting & Young Bird Seed Mix and a 3 Port Seed/Nyger Feeder. I've been using the seed [...]