spotting scope vs camera

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by michael A., Feb 8, 2008.

  1. michael A.

    michael A. Well-Known Member

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    what do you guys think of this idea? a freind and i where talking about spotting scopes the other night and he said he had been looking in to a camera that has 50x zoom. and was woundering what i thought about useing a camera for spotting big game at long range instead of a spotting scope. he said that the camera he is looking at is 50x zoom 8.0 maga pixel
    and only $500. i didnt know what to tell him. what do you guy think?

    michael A.
     
  2. royinidaho

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    Cameras are for taking pics.

    Spotting scopes are for spotting.

    Take the camera out and try it in the field. I bet you'll soon see what I mean.

    Eye fatigue would be extreme, me thinks.
     

  3. michael A.

    michael A. Well-Known Member

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    thanks Roy ill tell him to try that. Michael