My 6 year old would like for Christmas a type of camera for outside in the garden that would capture images/video of wildlife, not specifically birds. Our house backs onto fields and we have quite an array of things visit. However i am absolutely clueless and am looking for any help i can get really, ie. is there such a thing, what's it called, what's a good one to get for absolute beginners (both of us!) Thank you in advance.
Find me on Flickr / All about your camera - The Getting off Auto Index
I have a trail camera https://www.amazon.co.uk/EARTHTREE-Version-Wildlife-Scouting-Waterproof/dp/B07DWSTMGK/ref=sr_1_12?keywords=EARTHTREE&qid=1575798550&s=electronics&sr=1-12 and love it, you can get some for every type of budget and spend what you can afford.
This is an example of the videos it takes at night.
My Flickr photos
In reply to Whistling Joe:
In reply to Alan.:
Are you looking for something for your 6 year old to take his/her own photos? My nephew began with my former bridge camera when he was 8 (it was a Nikon P90) brand new ones can be pricey for a young child but there are so many options.... The camera of mine did video and photos and had a good sensor to pick up photos in darker times of day, At first it was just experimenting with taking pictures in auto mode but he soon wanted to expand his ability and started learning little bits. He's now 12 and getting pretty good. He's now trying to learn how to understand shooting in manual and avoiding automatic. They learn so fast. it's brilliant.
Hope you found something that suits needs. They learn so fast.
Best of luck
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