I don't know the answer to that.
You should get the "ED" model for pictures, so I was told!
I just got the angled skyline model.
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I looked at both scopes side by side and felt good walking away with the Vortex scope and 2K in my pocket so-to-speak. You need to look thru them both and decide what you want more, top-of-the-line or $$$. I am happy with mine sofar and it has a life time warranty!