GPO vs Maven vs Zeiss vs Leica Binoculars for wildlife viewing

I want to thank you for the incredible amount of time and information you provide on YouTube and your website, it has helped me immensely already in narrowing down my choices. Question I am researching in order to purchase my first pair of binoculars. I am a member of a discount site for first responders […]


Bresser Condor vs Celestron TrailSeeker 10x42 Binoculars – Which is Best?

Question I have looked at a number of your reviews with regard to low-end binoculars and have pretty much decided that I want to purchase a 10x42 piece of equipment and was now wondering which one? I am an infrequent user but want something for travel to view wildlife on cruises etc and locally to […]


ED vs HD Binoculars – What’s the Difference?

As I am sure this will be of use to many who are looking at buying binoculars and trying to sift through all the marketing jargon Here is my answer to a question sent in by a long time BBR Patron Supporter Warren: Question: What does HD mean on binoculars & is it different to […]


Which Hawke Endurance ED Scope: 20-60x68 or 25-75x85?

This question on Hawke Endurance ED Spotting Scopes comes from BBR Patreon supporter Gary: Question I am new to optics and planning a spotting scope as an X-Mas gift. The use will be wildlife viewing, particularly at Yellowstone NP which is in our backyard. I read your reviews and I thought you had made my […]


Does Age Affect Image Brightness in Binoculars?

This week I received an interesting question from Andre in the Netherlands who wants to know if your age affects how bright an image you are able to see when looking through binoculars with different configurations: Question Hi, Andre from holland. In your tests, I see nothing about if you are a little older then […]


Binoculars for Hunting & Target Shooting in Low Light

This question comes from Brian, a long-time BBR Patreon supporter looking for improved performance at dusk from their current Vortex Diamondback 10x42 binoculars: Question Hello, I just realized I’ve been subscribed to BBR for a long time but never got around to sending a message. I have a set of Vortex Diamondback 10x42s, but I […]


Binoculars: Questions & Answers

As the popularity of this site and now BBR’s YouTube Channel continues to grow, I am getting more and more questions from readers, many of which are such that the answer can be useful to others, but are short enough that it does not warrant me writing a whole article on it. Thus I have […]


Maven C3 10x50 vs Athlon Midas G2 10x50 UHD Binoculars

The question for the BinoWizard this week comes from a BBR Patreon supporter who is looking for a pair of 10x50 binoculars for his brother in law who works as a wildlife/forest officer: Question Hello – Thanks so much for your website. It is really incredible how much information is on there. I was hoping […]


Cheap Night Vision Binoculars

I was recently contacted by someone looking to get some cheap night vision binoculars that they wanted to use mainly for viewing wildlife in their garden: Question: I would appreciate one or two suggestions for night time binoculars (two eye pieces) for use in the garden watching wildlife but would like to be able to […]


10x34 vs 10x42, ED Glass & Low light Performance

Questions I’d like to get your expert opinion and experience on the following: a) As a universal binocular for general purpose (a mix of quality, brightness, portability, and robustness) would you rather go for the Bresser Condor 10x42, the Bresser Pirsch ED 10x34, the Omegon Talron HD 10x34 / 10x42 or one of the Nikon […]