I've just asked my mates wife, she's into all that. Hers are 10 x 42 which is apparently mid range.
She recommends going into the 'In Focus' shop at Brockholes where you can try before you buy.
Not a bad place to get the feel for what you want.
That’s not a bad capture at all mate. It’s a good wildlife action shot. You’ve timed it perfectly and got the water drops too.Quality not a patch on other photos on here. But just an update. I did buy some very moderate binoculars with a little clamp that I can attach, and hold my phone camera lens to “look through the binoculars”.
Not really got to grips with it yet - these are a couple of shots - literally among my very first attempts. I would guess the heron was 80m away- and on the other side of a big glass window, so not so sharp
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