Walkstool Comfort Review: The Best Lightweight, Portable, Folding Stool?

Continuing on with my series of posts and reviews on the gear that I use, be that directly related to binoculars, the equipment I use to take photographs for this site, recording gear I use for the BBR YouTube channel or indeed the interests and activities that I enjoy relation to binoculars like birding, hiking, […]

Gardenature Bird Feeder Camera Review

In this article, I am going to go over why chose to get the IP Camera System and Birdfeeder Housing from Gardenature.co.uk, our initial experience in setting up the system and then show you some example video footage that we have captured so far. My daughter, who is now almost nine, has started to show […]

Bino Accessories: Why I chose a Leatherman for Christmas

Whilst sitting down to dinner with my family last night, my daughter (who has already been talking about Christmas for weeks now), surprised me somewhat by asking what I would like for Christmas rather than what she would like for Christmas! This was something that I was not prepared for and to be honest had […]

Movo PM10 Lavalier Microphone Review

Whilst not strictly related to binoculars, I often get asked what gear I use when creating my reviews, and especially the ones that go onto the BBR Youtube channel. Therefore as I have been so impressed with it, I have decided to include a review based on my experience using the MOVO PM10 Lavalier microphone. […]

Meopta MeoStar Series Binoculars Accessories

Aside from the quality of the binos themselves, one aspect that really struck me about the Meopta MeoStar B1 Series Binoculars whilst I was researching them for an upcoming review is the comprehensive range of accessories that you can get, specifically for this series. It is true that some of these accessories are not much […]

Winged Eyecups for Swarovski CL Companion

Last night I was browsing the excellent Birdforum website when I came across this question: Question: Does anyone know if you can buy winged eyecups for the Companion CL 8x30 bins. The Swarovski website doesn’t seem to list them. Answer: To answer the question, I know Swarovski Optik make a Winged Eyecup Set or Eye […]

Review: Vanguard Pistol Grip Ball Heads

Using a Vanguard Pistol Grip Ball Head with a Spotting Scope I have been using the Vanguard GH-100 Pistol Grip Ball Head for over a year now for normal photography with a camera, digiscoping and observation with a spotting scope and I have to say that it is one of my favourite pieces of kit. […]

Digibinning: Meopta MeoPix iScoping Adapter

Digibinning & Digiscoping with your iPhone Meopta USA recently announced their new MeoPix iScoping Adapter, that allows you to connect the iPhone 4 or 4s to almost any binocular or spotting scope eyepiece. The MeoPix thus transforms your Apple smart phone into a long-range photo and movie capturing device. The MeoPix iScoping adapter is approved […]

Best Floating Binocular Straps

I think something that is often overlooked when people buy a marine binocular is what happens if your optics fall overboard? Waterproofing is one thing, but if you are in deep water and they don’t float, it could be the last time you ever see them. There are a few marine binoculars that float, but […]