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When should I avoid geotagging?

If you are on a photo safari where you take pictures of endangered big-game animals (elephants, rhinos, lions, etc.), do not geotag your images. Poachers are known to check the geoinformation from ...
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When should I avoid geotagging?

It seems likes this is mostly an issue of scale, in well-traveled areas where lots of people go it's not going to make a lot of difference, while remote areas that could possibly see lots of sudden ...
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When should I avoid geotagging?

My general experience is that the problem is really that most tourists are focused in some very tiny but extraordinary popular areas. For example I have seen places in the Rockies where you need to ...
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When should I avoid geotagging?

There's a saying in Arizona "If you like our wildness, go away". I'm of a different mind. By going into nature, and coming out of it wishing it to be protected, we do a service to it. How can we ...
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What features of a trail camera make it easier for photographing animals than other cameras?

Trail cameras are motion sensitive cameras that are secured to trees or other objects to capture animals or people passing by on a trail. They look like this, Source They have attachments for the ...
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When should I avoid geotagging?

I agree with most of the posters here. You're probably not going to have a hugely detrimental effect unless one of your photos goes viral and then it's a balance between encouraging people to get out ...
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How can we be the most respectful to a moose when photographing it up close?

First of all, if you're closer than 30 metres, then you're too close, get a telephoto lens and shoot from far away. If you want to see a moose, then the absolute best way to get a good look is to ...
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How can we be the most respectful to a moose when photographing it up close?

Ideally you would want the moose, or whatever wildlife you're photographing, to not even know you are there. Some ways to achieve this: Have an appropriate telephoto lens so that you can keep your ...
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When should I avoid geotagging?

If you geotag a place that is easy to get to, you may have a detrimental influence. However, if you geotag a place that takes a long hike to get to, especially off-trail, multiday, and uphill, you ...
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When should I avoid geotagging?

I think it heavily depends on how one such place is administered. There is a thing called 'footfall in nature' and unfortunately with a poor administration of people coming in it is likely to do more ...
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When filming wild animals with a drone, how far away does the drone need to be?

Seems there is a lot of research done. I found this article which cites a lot of interesting resources. I could not retrieve precise numbers. They published a code of best practice, but they say also ...
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When should I avoid geotagging?

Vox recently answered your question here - the youtube video is worth checking out Horseshoe Bend used to be a little-known roadside view of the Colorado River in Page, Arizona. But if you look ...
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What baby fish is this? (UK)

Apparently they could be Sand Eels or Sand Smelt.
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