Saturday, October 20, 2007

Friday, October 19, 2007

Kowa TSN-883 Prominar Scope

I've upgraded my field 'scope after nine years using the Kowa 821 (and still working just fine). Now with the Kowa 883 I need a pair of shades before looking into the eyepiece!! The image is incredible - superb clarity and sharpness thanks to the fluorite crystal glass. Testing it out at lunchtime yesterday in Regent's Park - exciting opportunities there, I know - I tried hand holding my compact camera (Canon Powershot A640) to get an idea of what this combination can do should the need arise. Best examples below...

Saturday, October 13, 2007