Of course security cameras are made predominately for security purposes. Designed to survey the area and provide a visual record but there are some other uses for security cameras that you may not have realised/considered previously. Have a look below.
Long-Term Time-Lapse Photography
A time-lapse photography is a technique that captures many images, over a long period of time and ‘lapses’ them together. This is a method often used by film makers to create a unique and gradual animation-like sequence of images.
Cameras are great at spotting animals and birds, their silent operation and accurate lenses lend themselves to the task extremely well.
Astronomy and Stargazing
Cameras can provide a great spot from which to view the stars. The accuracy of the lenses can mean that some cameras are better than spotting stars than the human eye. Cameras are stationary too and because of this their position in relation to the stars allows astronomers to make accurate calculations and assessments.