Welcome to digiscoping.co.uk
What's it all aboutWith Digiscoping now firmly established the need for somewhere to look for advice and information has become ever more necessary.Equipment is changing fast,most DSLR cameras and many compacts now allow filming in full HD video,the latest inovation grabing a quality still picture from 4K video makes getting that shot of a moving bird very easy. We hope that we will be able to do this in the following pages, enabling anyone who is interested in the subject to find a method of fixing the Still or Video camera to the telescope. See under ADAPTERS.
It is now possible to fit your Smart Phone to your telescope or binoculars,details of which can be found under Digiscoping with a Smart Phone
The number of digital cameras both still and video is vast, new models seem to appear every week. The information under PHOTO and VIDEO will give a good rule of thumb to the type of equipment that is suitable for digiscoping.Full details of equipment currently available with full specifications can be obtained from the distributors web sites, see under LINKS.
To find out more about digiscoping and to meet our experts or simply to see a selection of excellent binoculars and telescopes come and see us at one of our outdoor days, details under EVENTS. Or visit your local LCE branch; see under CONTACTS for a list of all branches. If there is a specific item that you would like to see at one of these venues, please call the branch listed and we will endeavour to bring it with us.
If you are unable to find the information you require on this site, As an additional LCE.service our site manager ( whilst unable to enter into lengthy correspondence ) would be pleased to point you to a branch or company that may be able to help you. John.firstname.lastname@example.org
Nest box at Dawlish warren 5X Zoom on Nikon P5000 Compact.
As above but taken through Nikon 78ED telescope Nikon D5000 DSLR with Nikon Photo adapter
WITH AND WITHOUT TELESCOPE
This gives a idea of the massive telephoto effect that can be obtained when using a telescope and digital camera.
Top picture Sony W5 at Max.zoom.
Bottom picture with 30X eyepiece on Kowa 883 telescope.