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Innovative Smart Phone Digiscoping Bracket

Hey ABA Blog readers- I recently saw this video showing the new PhoneSkope C4 universal phonescoping adapter and thought it was pretty intriguing.  I haven’t put my hands on one yet (I’m hoping to get one to review soon) but wondered if any of you have tried it?  If so please leave a comment with your thoughts about it.

The twist-on piece that adjusts and locks onto the eyepiece looks especially neat.  If it works as promised this would be excellent to bring on birding tours where you may be looking through different scopes (always ask permission first before digiscoping or phonescoping on someone else’s rig) or for switching between your scope and bins without needing any extra adapter parts.  Good to see companies like PhoneSkope continue to innovate!

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Bill Schmoker

Bill Schmoker

Bill is known in the birding community as a leading digital photographer of birds. Since 2001 he has built a collection of digital bird photos documenting over 640 species of North American birds. His photography has appeared in international nature publications, books, newspapers, interpretive signs, web pages, advertisements, corporate logos, and as references for art works. Also a published writer, Bill wrote a chapter for Good Birders Don't Wear White, is a past Colorado/Wyoming regional editor for North American Birds and is proud to be on the Leica Birding Team. Bill is a Colorado eBird reviewer and is especially fond of his involvement with the ABA's Institute for Field Ornithology and Young Birder Programs. Bill is a popular birding guide, speaker, and workshop instructor, and teaches middle school science in Boulder, Colorado. When he isn’t birding he enjoys family time with his wife and son.
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