Photographer Safety Tips
As more and more birders take up photography, the nefarious denizens of the world are also taking notice. Car break-ins and photographers and birders getting robbed are on the rise. Keep these tips in mind the next time you go out.
Always tell someone where and when you are heading out.
Don't leave anything important in your vehicle.
Conceal anything you can't take with you on the trail.
Keep a close eye on people hanging around the parking lot or trailhead. Go somewhere else if you see anyone suspicious.
Check back frequently.
Check out Bret Edge's article on NatureScapes.net Safety Considerations for Outdoor Photographers