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How to connect a DSLR t-ring and adapter to a Celestron Regal M2 spotting scope

To connect a t-ring to a Celestron Regal M2 zoom eyepiece, you unscrew the twist eye cup anti-clockwise until it comes off. The attach the adaptor ring to the thread, followed by the t-ring for your camera. Note the t-ring … Continue reading

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Hawke Endurance 65ED spotting scope. How to attach an SLR camera

To attach an SLR or DSLR camera body to the Hawke Endurance 65ED spotting scope, you will need a small adapter ring (part number HX3729) and a T-ring. To fix to the spotting scope , unscrew the eyepiece twist eye cup anti-clockwise … Continue reading

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Digiscoping with a Canon EOS body and understanding f ratio,s

When digiscoping  with a Canon EOS body on aperture priority , you will notice the f number shows as f0.0 rather than the usual f11, f8, f4 etc. This is nothing to worry about, and the camera will still give correct … Continue reading

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What is digiscoping

Digiscoping is the art of attching a camera to a telescope or spotting scope so that the telescope acts as a very long focal length telephoto lens allowing you to take close up shots from a distance. Digiscoping is very popular … Continue reading

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Are Bridge cameras suitable for digiscoping

Are Bridge cameras suitable for digiscoping ?. Often at the Northern Optics retail outlet, or over the phone, customers will ask this question. As I always say, “I,ll be cruel to be kind” and say that Bridge cameras + digiscoping … Continue reading

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Digiscoping with a Hawke Nature Trek spotting scope

These methods apply to the Hawke Nature Trek 80mm & 100mm ED or non ED and the 65mm ED versions. For compact cameras (not bridge) use the Hawke large digiscoping adapter. Item number 3723. This simply clamps to the spotting … Continue reading

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Digiscoping camera adapter.Price reductions

Price reduction. Large digiscoping adapter. Was £39.99, now £29.99. This great value adapter fits over eye pieces with an outer width of 43-65mm. Perfect for many telescope eye pieces, including 2″ barrel size and many spotting scopes, such as Celestron Ultimas, Hawke … Continue reading

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What is a T-ring

A T-ring is a simple adapter that allows you to connect your SLR or DSLR camera to a spotting scope or Telescope. It will screw on to any T-adapter, eyepiece or other digi-scoping adapter with standard T-thread (M42x0.75 metric thread). With … Continue reading

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