OPINION ON CAMERA PLACEMENT

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  1. DYNO1

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    Hi everyone. I wanted to add a couple of camera's for my front area of my home. Based on how my front entrance is, I have an issue on camera placement for the front door. If I am facing the front entry door I have a porch light that is open on all sides allowing lights on all sides. My goal was to place the camera on either the left or the right of the door however I am concerned that the light will impact the quality of the picture. Any thoughts on this and how I can place a camera in a proper position
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  3. tangent

    tangent Getting comfortable

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    This thread may be more useful... it shows better placement and a better camera.
    Pics so far of survey for my house.

    As the saying goes... a picture is worth a thousand words.
     
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    Ok, here is a pick of my front entrance. The porch light is not turned on. Most nights the light is on and would like opinions on camera placement based on the light being on, type of camera I should use and any other suggestions. My goal is to see who is coming to the front door - at the front door in detail. If I cannot capture some or all of the driveway that does not bother me too much as I can add cameras for that purpose.
    thank-you


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  5. Kawboy12R

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    Under the light a bit. You might want to plasti dip it brown to blend in.
     
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    Try this position It should capture the person coming up to to the door, with the porch light helping to lit up the person face as he walk up.
     
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    Position circled in red.
     

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