Campfires used to be the ultimate sharing medium for deer hunting stories. Then came Polaroid film and one-hour processing to share hunting memories. Today, the smartphone is the ultimate sharing device. Ask about any hunter how his season has gone and you’ll get a digital slide show. One step better is showing video, although this is much more of a challenge than it may seem. Capturing video isn’t difficult with a buddy acting as camera operator, yet going it alone is quite a challenge. has a thorough post listing the steps to take, the kinds of gear needed, and performance tips for shooting your own deer-hunt videos.

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Capturing hunts and outdoor adventures on film has dramatically increased in popularity over the past decade. Millions of deer hunters fixate on the television or computer screen weekly to watch their favorite hunting celebrity harvest trophy class animals at an alarmingly successful rate. Many of those same hunters often think, “Man, I would love to be able to record all of my successful hunts on video!” Unfortunately, their aspiration of capturing cool hunting footage ends there as they believe a camera man is necessary. Nothing could be more further from the truth. With the proper equipment, extra time, effort and a little patience, every hunter can successfully record quality video of themselves in hunting situations. Here’s how…

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Joe Byers
Joe Byers has more than 1,000 magazine articles in print and is currently a field editor with Whitetail Journal, Predator Xtreme, Whitetails Unlimited, Crossbow Revolution, and African Hunting Journal magazines. He’s spent the last three decades depicting the thrill of the chase and photographing the majesty of all things wild. Byers is a member of the Professional Outdoor Media Association and numerous other professional and conservation organizations.