Texas8point, which way is the camera facing? We photograph a lot of deer around feeders and get some great pictures. The following link shows some pictures we took with a Stealth Cam. http://www.nativeoutdoors.com/TGL2.html
For better light gathering, position the cameras in open areas (if possible) approx 15-25 feet from the desired target area facing North. Try not to obstruct the cameras 'view' (bushes, branches etc). A camera angled to far down decreases the flash effectiveness dramatically.
Light wash (too much light) is not uncommon during the mid-day hours on very sunny days.
Others have offered up a sighting of roughly 2 inches high at 100 yards as a good sighting scheme. In my own experience I have come to favor a sighting of 3.5 inches high at 100 yards. This allows for the individual to hold dead-on (directly in the middle of the top and bottom) the animal out to roughly 350 yards.
Magnum calibers such as the 7mm Remington and 300 Winchester will extend this slightly. At 400 yards I hold directly on the backbone of the animal. The drop at this range allows the...