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Tripwire Photography and the Outdoor Studio

written by: Scott Linstead

As a creative medium, photography is resistant to change. Every new technique that comes along is embraced by some and adamantly rejected by others. In the case of tripwire photography, the absence of a human being present at the decisive moment to trip the shutter might be regarded as another automated step with the perceived abandonment of artistic control. Many iconic images are the result of pure serendipity, but just as many are staged or at least anticipated. Consider the original clouded leopard images produced by National Geographic in 2000. They were camera trap images and they looked the part; Read more »