Baiting moths in bear country and photographing the baited area
I would like to expand my collection of photographed moths this coming season and was thinking about sugaring.
Does anyone have any advise about sugaring and bears?
Last summer I made butterfly bait in an old hummingbird feeder saucer and put it out a second story window. No problem with bears but no butterflies either.
I perfer shooting on my porch and not in the yard so I was thinking about putting in the area that is away from the light on a board perhaps. It would give me time to get in the house if I hear a visitor coming. But my main concern is to not create a problem bear.
I have lots of nocturnal visitors here. Has anyone had any other critters come by to inspect the activity?
My photography question is, if I spread the bait on a piece of plywood and stick it in the dark area of the porch am I going to get a lot of glare from the bait from using the flash?
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