Monoculars and Spotting Scopes for Birding

Essential optics for birders Want to enhance your viewing with a monocular or spotting scope for birding?  I’m learning about the two optics and here’s what I discovered. The best first step is to get your hands on them to see what they can do. We were on a field trip with a local birding group […]

How to choose compact binos 

Need-to-know info about how binoculars work Learn about the focusing system, magnification and field of view for your binoculars for the best viewing experience. Begin with the center focus knob. Most binoculars have a center focus system that move both eyepieces together. We humans have some variation in sight between the right and left eye. […]

Binocular Magnification (experts)

This short video from Eagle Optics shows real life examples about different binocular magnification. Learn about how to magnify an image for the best view of an object. You’ll see how binocular magnification works and affects what you see through binoculars. In four minutes you’ll see good examples of different magnification and how it affects […]