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    Pros and cons of a standard monopod w/gimbal head vs monopod with feet and tilt head?

    I am considering buying a used Nikon D7500 and Tamron 150-600 lens and was reviewing monopod/head options. I was going to go for a tall monopod like a plus a Wimberly MH-100 head. This combo weighs about 2 lbs. I saw another nature photographer extolling the advantages of his footed monopod...
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    Feedback on a digiscoping comment "most is done at 20-25X" read here

    Hello: I'm in the process of buying a new scope and I'm interested in Digiscoping. I had read a comment on Birdforum by a poster that "digiscoping will be done at 20-25X magnification." I assume this comment was made assuming most scopes sharpness is not the best at full zoom and the...
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    FOV versus Minimum Zoom on an 80+ MM scope

    Hello: First time poster on the Scopes side of the forum. I had gotten great advice last year in the forum for my binoculars purchase (Vortex Razor 8x42). I am now in the market for a full size scope. I am a beginning birder. I'm looking for something that punches above its weight for the...
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    Like Vortex 8x42 Razor - Looking for similar quality 8x30/32

    Hello: I am a novice birder with 20 year old binoculars, but I just retired and wanted to get deeper into birding and I decided to purchase a nice set of binoculars. I know I can get a really good set for $500 or so, but wanted to get a higher end pair without going to the very top. I wanted...