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    Digiscoping Adapters for Afocal Photography

    I have been digiscoping for the past 10 years, & have always been interested in using cameras such as the Nikon 1V1, Sony Nex 5N, & Sony Nex 7 in full autofocus mode. The problem has always been the choice of what distance to leave between the end of the eyepiece & the camera lens. I discovered...
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    Adapter for Swarovski 25-50 Zoom

    A very simple & cheap adapter for use with the Nikon 1V1, 18.5 f1.8 lens which gives you a range of 1200 to 2500. You need to remove the eyepiece eyecup, & have a method for supporting your camera. Purchase a 40.5 - 46mm step up ring costing about £5, together with a 46mm extension ring or...
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    Nikon D7000 for Digiscoping

    Testing the Nikon D7000 on a Swarovski 80 scope with a 20X eyepiece & the 35mm f 1.8 lens (which is internal focusing, so no movement or rotation of the lens. Camera set to AF-C & spot metering ISO 800. Auto-focus is difficult / very sensitive to scope adjustment. So not many keepers at the...
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    Digiscoping with Panasonic GH2 & 25mm Lens

    I have been using the Panasonic GH2 for some time with a Swarovski ATS 80 HD spotting scope. The 20X 30X 45X & 20-60 Zoom eyepieces all work very well but with different degrees of vignetting. The normal problem is being able to get good quality sharp pictures at longer distances over 20M. The...
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    Panasonic GH2 with 14mm f2.5 Lens

    The weather was very dull & overcast today. I decided to try the GH2 camera with the ETC exta tele conversion which brings down the picture size to 8M. Set the camera to ISO 400 & the shooting distance was 35/40M. The lens is a dream to use as it is super silent, very compact & small, ideal I...
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    Canon S60 Camera

    My first efforts in my own back garden with a Viking Scope have given me some reasonable results. Has anyone else used this camera for digiscoping Comments on the photos would be welcomed
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    I am new to bird watching but I recently got hooked on digiscoping & look forward to finding a few useful tips