Digiscoping: how to use a spotting scope with your camera for ultra-close images
Best digiscoping adapters
There are several ways of attaching your DSLR to a scope. The best option is a telephoto adapter that replaces the eyepiece of the scope. The cheaper option is an adapter that pushes over the eyepiece of the scope. Here are some options.
The FSA-L1 and FSA-L2 adapters both replace the eyepiece on Nikon scopes. The FSA-L1 fits the Nikon Fieldscope models. The FSA-L2 only fits the premium EDG range.
FSA-L1 £330, $530
FSA-L2 £680, $1200
Opticron’s 40215 Telephotoadapter replaces the eyepiece of the scope, and the firm also produces adapters that fit over the eyepiece. Both types require a T2 mount (£20). Opticron products are not available in the US.
40215 Telephotoadapter £100
41111 eyepiece adapter £50
41112 eyepiece adapter £50
Swarovski produces a telephoto adapter (TLS 800) that replaces the eyepiece, and a two-piece adapter (TLS Apo) that fits over the eyepiece. Both require a T2 mount.
TLS 800 £440, $700
TLS Apo £370, $490
Nikon-fit T2 mount £20, $30
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