- With a spotting scope, you can view distant objects so birding, hunting, or other naturalist activities, surveillance at crime scenes, verifying a marksman’s shots and wildlife observations are examples of what a spotting scope can be used for.
- Take pictures of the distant objects also becomes easy with a spotting scope and a camera attached on it. This method is called digiscoping, providing you prime focus photography.
- Also a spotting scope can also be used to hit a target accurately in archery and shooting with pistols or rifles. [Read more…]
Used to add stability to your spotting scope, a tripod is an essential accessory that makes a difference in the quality of images and allows your spotting scope to work in low-light conditions. Another benefit of using a tripod is that you can change your view to a lower or higher eye level due to the size of the tripod. So which is the right tripod for you? The things you need to consider in purchasing a tripod are weight, size, load capacity, stability, types of tripod, and price. [Read more…]
The lifespan of a spotting scope depends largely on your use, care and maintenance. Following these tips can ensure your spotting scope in working conditions for many years to come. [Read more…]
Digiscoping is a photography method in which pictures are taken by a camera attached to an optical device like spotting scope. Of course, you can take photographs with a camera only, but the difference is that through a spotting scope, photographers can use higher magnification at a lower price than camera lenses. And this art of taking photos is used not only for wildlife photography but also to shot any object where getting close enough is impossible. [Read more…]