Which Binoculars Are Best?

Advice on how to choose between binoculars I received an e-mail today from someone who is having some difficulty in deciding which binoculars are best / right for them to buy. They have narrowed their shortlist down to two pairs that is great, but still wanted some advice from me as to which one between […]


Avoid These Biggest Mistakes Newbies Make When Choosing Binoculars

Over the many years that I have now been involved with optics and in particular binoculars, I have learnt a great deal and perhaps it has got to the point where I take a lot of “what I know” for granted, especially the basics and assume that these are obvious and that everyone knows them […]


Game&Fish: Top 5 Affordable Binoculars Under $400

Game & Fish Magazine recently ran an article where they highlighted their choices for the best 5 binoculars costing less than $400 (£350). I am not sure how they made their selections and if there was any bias or loyalty towards advertisers in their magazine, but even so I did think that a few of […]


 

The Independent: The 10 Best Binoculars

Bad Advice Not long ago I wrote an article where I gave my opinions to the sometimes rather bizarre choices made by Pocket-lint in their guide to the Best binoculars that money can buy. If money was no object, which was implied by their title then a few of their choices were rather surprising to […]


Best Binoculars for Plane Spotting

This weeks question comes from someone who lives near a major airport and would like some binoculars to get a better view of the aircraft flying over them: Question: Could you tell me what is the best Binoculars for me to use for plane spotting. I live about 12 miles from Newcastle Airport and can […]