Filter by needs
  Top Rated Camera...
For Wildlife Photography and Time-lapse Videos Under $1,000
Also suitable for...
Mirrorless Camera
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Advanced Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Professional Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Advanced Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Professional Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Intermediate Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Time-lapse Videos
Outstanding
Astronomy Photography
Outstanding
Everyday Life Photography
Outstanding
Wildlife Photography
Outstanding
Events Photography
Outstanding
Event Videos
Outstanding
Home Videos
Outstanding
Landscape Photography
Outstanding
Sports Photography
Outstanding
Vlogging
Outstanding
3D Videos
Outstanding
Underwater Photography
Outstanding
Film Making
Outstanding
Travel
Outstanding
WiFi Connectivity
Outstanding
Dust-proof
Outstanding
Professional Looks
Outstanding
Regular Looks
Outstanding
Bluetooth Connectivity
Outstanding
High Speed Cable Connectivity
Outstanding
Camera Body with Lens
Outstanding

Cameras for Wildlife Photography and Time-lapse Videos Under $1,000

Here's a great selection of cameras for wildlife photography and time-lapse videos under $1,000.

Results 1 - 20 of 44
Just Right
for your needs

Equal parts durable and portable, the Fujifilm FinePix XP80 is the rugged digital camera that's always up for an adventure. Whether it's wildlife photography, family outings or local sporting events, this compact camera is equipped with a 16.4MP CMOS sensor, enabling you to capture high-resolution photographs that reach up to 4608 x 3456 pixels. Amateur enthusiasts and professionals alike will appreciate the high-speed Burst Mode that lets you capture up to 10 frames per second, so you can walk away with the exact facial expression you're looking for. At the flick of the button, record those unbelievable moments in Full HD 1080p at 60 frames per second for movies you'll be bragging about for generations to come. Whether it's priceless group photos or tough outdoor conditions, the FinePix XP80 allows you to remotely take photos, adjust settings and record video from your phone or tablet, while a single push of the WiFi button transfers your productions to your smart device for instant sharing with friends and family. These imaging capabilities are housed with a compact and lightweight camera body that weighs a mere 179g. Not only is it easy to carry around, but the Fujifilm FinePix XP80 also waterproof, freezeproof, shockproof and dustproof for maximum protection during your adventures.

Ricoh WG-60 Red

$325.95
$246.95
Just Right
for your needs
Outstanding
for your needs
Very Good
for your needs

Merging sophisticated style and advanced capabilities, the Olympus PEN E-PL8 offers the best of both worlds for the modern shooter. It's hard not to immediately notice the beautiful metal camera body that's topped off with brushed aluminum and textured knobs. Not only is this retro-inspired design something you'll be proud to show off, but it makes for a natural and comfortable hold. Boasting a robust Four Thirds 16.1MP CMOS sensor, this mirrorless camera delivers outstanding images that can reach a maximum of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Elsewhere, the exceptional speed of the TruePic VII image processor manifests itself in the 8.5 fps sequential shooting rate, so you're equipped for any and all fast-moving subjects. The quality doesn't stop with just photos, as the PEN E-PL8 is capable of recording Full HD 1080p video at 30 fps as well. The 3-inch LCD monitor with touch capabilities is the perfect medium that makes reviewing, navigating and composing a breeze. You'll appreciate this screen that much more when it's time to take a selfie, as the unique 180ยบ hinge allows you to completely flip it around and view from different angles.

Just Right
for your needs

Designed with durability and performance in mind, the Ricoh WG-30W is the perfect companion for your endless list of adventures. Coming with a standout orange and black design, the WG-30W is more than just stylish, it's also resistant to dust, shocks, freezing and water. This rugged casing is durable enough to take through all your daring moments yet also compact enough to fit in your pocket. When it comes to quality, the WG-30W is led by a 1/2.3"" 16MP CMOS sensor that delivers high-resolution photos with a maximum resolution of 4608 x 3456. This compact camera doesn't skip a beat when it comes to video either. It's able to record in Full HD 1080p at 60 frames per second for supersmooth clips of your greatest moments. Elsewhere, the 5x Optical Zoom is a handy feature that allows you to capture everything-whether you're near or far. Between stunning landscape shots and thrill-seeking jumps, the WiFi connectivity makes it easy to share those breathtaking photos and videos with friends and family at the touch of a button.

Just Right
for your needs
Outstanding
for your needs
Very Good
for your needs

Premium quality meets stylish portability in the form of the Olympus PEN E-P5. The first thing you'll notice about this compact camera is the classic silver design that carries the essence of the iconic Olympus PEN cameras. Not only have the materials, texture and dials been made to look great, but also optimized for top-notch convenience and comfort at all times. When it comes to photo quality, the PEN E-P5 delivers high-resolution images and Full HD 1080p video thanks to the Four Thirds 16.1MP Live MOS sensor and TruePic VI image processor. The high-speed performance can be felt with the 1/8000 mechanical shutter that allows you to freeze the action and capture those unmissable moments. If you feel the need for more options, the blazing sequential shooting capture 9 frames per second, while the tracking autofocus system works in tandem to maintain complete clarity throughout. When it's time to share those memories, the PEN E-P5 offers instant access to your smartphone thanks to the convenient WiFi icon on the 3-inch LCD touchscreen.

Just Right
for your needs
Very Good
for your needs

If you want a camera powerful enough to can capture incredible photo and video, yet compact enough to bring just about anywhere, look no further than the Olympus OM-D E-M10. Thanks to the Four Thirds 16.1MP Live MOS sensor and TruePic VII image processor, this mirrorless camera delivers outstanding photographs that can reach up to 4608 x 3456 pixels. This high-speed performance extends to the continuous shooting rate that's capable of capturing up to 8 frames per second. When you want to switch to video, rest assured that the E-M10 is able to record movies in Full HD 1080p with the same extraordinary detail and accurate colour rendition. Designed to keep pace with life itself, the compact camera body is sleek and slender for an all-around effortless carry. The stylish design is built out of metal and features meticulously engineered parts for a camera that looks as great as the photos it takes.

Just Right
for your needs

Looking for a camera that's durable enough to enjoy everyday outdoor adventures yet doesn't compromise on quality? The search ends with the Ricoh WG-30. Wherever life takes you, rest assured that the high-resolution 16MP CMOS sensor is ready to deliver excellent photographs in sharp detail and vibrant colour, even when you're shooting at night, underwater or landscapes. Think the moment is better suited to video? The WG-30 can record Full HD 1080p movies at 60 frames per second, so you can look back on your highlight reel in all its glory. Not only is the compact body easy to carry around at just 192g, but it also offers a heavy-duty, airtight construction that can easily survive any extreme conditions and harsh demands you may encounter. When you want to take that unforgettable group photo, take advantage of the waterproof remote smartphone that connects via WiFi and allows for convenient shooting from distance.

Just Right
for your needs

Designed around travel needs, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 packs robust performance into an ultraportable design. The imaging capabilities begin with the outstanding 20.1MP MOS sensor that delivers high-resolution photos with up to 5472 x 3648 pixels. When it comes to video, this compact camera is able to record in stunning 4K resolution so you can enjoy life's greatest moments soaked in dazzling colour, detail and clarity. Elsewhere, this versatile point-and-shoot features a 10x Optical Zoom that allow you to always be in the centre of action, whereas the 5-axis correction suppresses any blurring caused by unwanted handheld shaking. Whether you're adventuring off-the-grid through tropical paradises or simply weekend tripping with the family, you'll certainly appreciate the compact nature of Lumix DMC-ZS100. Featuring a sleek and slender frame, the camera hardly takes up any space in your backpack or luggage, allowing you to pack lighter than ever for maximum convenience when you're on the move.

Just Right
for your needs

Built to withstand the most extreme adventures, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is always prepared to capture your greatest achievements. From trekking the highest slopes to snorkelling in the most beautiful beaches, this compact camera is not phased by difficult conditions and environments. The Stylus Tough TG-4 is waterproof to depths of 15m, crushproof to 100kgf, shockproof to 2.1m and dustproof. When it comes to quality, the sophisticated 16MP BSI CMOS sensor delivers exceptional images with a maximum resolution of 4608 x 3456, meaning you can relive your highlight reel with the brightest colours and sharpest details. The compact camera can also record video in Full HD 1080p resolution at a stunning 240 frames per second for ultrasmooth slow motion. Between the Snapshot, Wide, Macro and Underwater modes, the camera has several custom presets that allow you to thrive in just about any outdoor situation you find yourself in. Resilient and capable, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 is the perfect adventure companion.

Just Right
for your needs

Pocketable and lightweight, the Nikon COOLPIX S7000 is the handheld camera that's always ready to capture those unforgettable moments, no matter where life takes you. Thanks to a robust 16MP CMOS sensor, this compact camera is able to deliver excellent photos that reach a maximum resolution of 4608 x 3456. Aspiring filmmakers will enjoy recording video in Full HD 1080p at up to 60 frames per second with a built-in stereo microphone, whereas you can review and relive your best moments on the 3-inch LCD display. The 20x Optical Zoom and 4-Axis Image Stabilization system work in tandem to ensure you're able to capture those spontaneous moments, near or far, and that your footage is rock steady in the process. The most impressive feat of it all, however, is that these photo and video capabilities are housed within a sleek and slender design that weighs just 165g. Whether it's a weekend spent abroad and the trip of a lifetime, the COOLPIX S7000 takes up next to no space in your baggage. The dedicated WiFi button provides convenient access to sharing settings, while NFC support makes image transfer to your devices simple and straightforward.

Very Good
for your needs
Very Good
for your needs

Simple, capable and portable, the Olympus E-M10 Mark II is ready to tackle all your day-to-day photography needs. Equipped with a high-resolution 16.1-megapixel Live MOS sensor and TruePic VII image processor, this mirrorless camera is capable to delivering superb photos, as well as capture video clips in Full HD 1080p. Whether it's an energetic toddler or athletes in live motion, this blazing processing speed also allows for high-speed burst shooting at a maximum of 8.5 shots per second that works in perfect harmony with the autofocus system to capture fast moving subjects in optimal clarity. Moreover, the outstanding image stabilization system works across 5 separate axis to minimize any camera shake while you're moving. When you find yourself in those quieter situations, you'll appreciate the silent shutter that allows you to stay in the moment and not disturb those around you. The camera features both an electronic viewfinder and 3-inch touchscreen display that assist you with setting up your shot, navigating the menu and reviewing playback. Topped off with a classic black and silver design that's light in weight, the Olympus E-M10 Mark II allows you to get serious without getting complicated.

Very Good
for your needs

Designed to deliver pro-grade photo and video while maintaining its simplicity, the Olympus OM-D E-M10 is the no-fuss and stylish camera that's ready at a moment's notice. Equipped with a 16.1MP Live MOS sensor and TruePic VII image processor, this mirrorless camera is able to produce high-resolution photographs with ease. This blazing processing power can also be felt in 8.5 fps Burst Mode, where you can capture rapidly moving subjects in crystal clarity and sharp detail. Whether you're a professional photojournalist, aspiring filmmaker or simply a new parent, you'll appreciate the FAST autofocus system that features fast and accurate touch-to-focus capabilities upon the 3-inch LCD screen. When you think the moment is well-suited for movies, the OM-D E-M10 is capable of recording video in Full HD 1080p. Elsewhere, you'll greatly appreciate the silent shutter when you find yourself in an environment where silence is paramount. Not only does the built-in WiFi connectivity let you easily share your creations with family and friends, but it also enables convenient remote control from your smartphone.

Very Good
for your needs
Very Good
for your needs
Outstanding
for your needs