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I know this forum has talked a little about this topc before but I am looking for input from individuals who have used this technique. Specifically what type of scope and camera they use. I have have a Nikon D-40 and want to buy a scope. Input on if this is an ok camera to use etc....

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jonny is your man when it comes to digiscopes. He has posted many fine examples using one.

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Icewoman.......There's alot of information in regards to camera's,adaptors,eyepieces, the spotting scopes,etc out there and quite confusing to say the least!....I once thought of "adapting" my existing cameras to the scope...but found a mind boggling amount of choices to do just that.....Then I came on the "kits".....Meaning the kit includes both the camera and the scope(Nikon ED-50 Fieldscope) and camera (Nikon P-4(8.1 megs)....sure saved a lot of hastles trying to figure out the eyepieces to use with the right adaptors and scope and the correct "connectability" between each item....sure it can be done and there's a ton of info on how to do it but I wanted a "simpler" way to do it grin.... ...kit comes with all the accessories, eyepieces, and adaptors .....I figured the people at Nikon have the "ins" on what digiscoping is all about and figured I'd try the unit out...I think it worked out ok as the images taken of birds etc. have been quite good..........one can find "universal adaptors" that would link up just about any camera(including your D-40) with the chosen spotting scope.....a lot of time was saved purchasing my "kit".....just never went the route of trying to "match up" my other cameras....One can spend some "BIG BUCKS"on digiscopeing...some swarovski's(kits) retail for over $3,400.00....I spent about a thousand....I'm happy grin....my Nikon has performed well for me...

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Icewoman, If you don't want to go the kit route, in other words, using your existing camera, there are digiscoping forums out there. Just do a search for digiscoping forum and you'll find plenty. As you've seen by some of Jonny's photos, they do have their place and can capture some good shots.

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