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 […]


Which Binoculars?

Advice on how to choose between binoculars I received an email today from someone who is having some difficulty in deciding which binocular to get. They have narrowed their shortlist down to two pairs which is great, but still wanted some advice from me as to which one between the two they should go for: […]


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 […]