Category Archives: Digiscoping

Spanish Digiscoping

with Justin Carr Following on  from his more detailed posting, here are some of Justin’s digiscoped shots from Spain this August. He gets  stunning results with his combo using a micro four thirds camera. To read full details of how … Continue reading

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Digiscoping – Spotted Flycatchers

by Steve Blain I’ve been rather side-tracked this summer with surveying Corn Buntings, but I did pop along to my local churchyard to see its Spotted Flycatchers. There were two pairs with at least one of them feeding young. In … Continue reading

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Digiscoping with micro four thirds system

. by Justin Carr A digiscoping journey I started taking video in 1996 with my first camcorder – an impulse buy. I  realised sometime  in 1998 I could get reasonable video through my spotting scope. My first real rare bird … Continue reading

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Wood and Green Sandpipers

Video rules Thornwick Pool, Flamborough is a conservation site, the result of collaboration between the caravan park owner and a  few keen local birders FBO, YCN and GFB. It’s a chance to create a special wee wetland. Still in infancy … Continue reading

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2013 Digiscoping Competition

SWAROVSKI OPTIK is launching its 8th “Digiscoper of the Year” competition The aim of the 8th Digiscoper of the Year competition is to discover the beauty and diversity of nature and to capture priceless moments. The winning picture in 2012: a … Continue reading

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Digiscoping – don’t forget video!

The video facility on digital cameras is an oft-forgotten function. When digiscoping most birders tend to concentrate on getting a nice still image of their target, and forget about the excellent video possibilities. Video especially comes in to its own … Continue reading

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Camera tips for Digiscoping

Maximum Light, Maximum Speed, Minimum Touch by Steve Blain  Improving… So, what’s the easiest thing you can do to improve your digiscoping? Get to know your camera. I know it sounds obvious, but most people don’t really understand what their … Continue reading

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