Supercharging Phone Skope Images With Text

Phone Skope image supercharged with text.

Taking photos is fun and enjoyable, but you can do so much more with them, which is why our friends at 1st Light Hunting Journal put together this article on supercharging Phone Skope images with text. I love harvesting whitetail bucks, particularly mature ones. And with mature bucks comes extra challenge and legwork. It’s that very challenge that makes me … Read More

Digiscoping The Moon

We’re told that it’s up there. Most nights you can see it with the naked eye and it’s casting shadows. I’ve looked at it a few times through binoculars or spotting scope and it never ceases to amaze me, but I haven’t spent much time digiscoping the moon. Needing to break-up the monotony of sitting at home. I decided I … Read More

Join us in the fight against the Coronavirus

Let’s face it, Covid-19 has turned our world upside down. From social distancing to worrying about the health of our loved ones, to the severe drought of toilet paper, it’s been a scary time. Skoped Industries is not immune to the chaos, but we are doing all we can to keep productions running as normal. We have been blessed that … Read More

2019 Holiday Gift Guide

holiday gift guide 2019

Skoped Industries Holiday Gift Guide   Searching for the PERFECT gift for that special someone? Skoped Industries has you covered! Check out the best gifts for this Holiday Season.  Phone Skope Smartphone Digiscoping The Phone Skope makes a great gift for any outdoorsman, birder or nature enthusiast. The intuitive two-piece design will allow the user to capture high-quality pictures and … Read More

How to Conserve Your Phone Battery

Phoneskope how to digiscope for birds

Phone batteries have come a long way in the last few years. It has become one of the top things to consider when looking at a new smartphone. It is also a highlighted selling point for phone manufacturers when they are introducing a new model of smartphone. In our experience Phone Skoping throughout the years, we have seen the batteries … Read More

Dual-Lens Smartphone Cameras, Part 2 : A Closer Look at the 2x Lens

  Welcome to part 2 of the Dual-Lens smartphone camera breakdown. If you caught part 1, you know we discussed the benefits of the wide-angle lens and when it is best used. We also touched on the upside and downside of each lens. In this post we are going to take a closer look at the telephoto lens (Pun very … Read More

Dual Lens Smartphone Cameras : When to use which Part 1

Digiscoping moon

The ever-changing landscape of smartphones and their cameras is a confusing one. Some smartphones are still utilizing a single lens camera, but others have expanded into a dual lens and even 3 or 4 lens cameras. Wide-angle, super-wide angle or telephoto? In this 2-part blog post I take a look at the two camera lenses we at Phone Skope have … Read More

Wildlife Watching Tools of the Trade, Safety and Ethics 

Phone Skope Scoping at the Grand Tetons

  In our “Secrets to Successful Wildlife Watching in Grand Teton and Yellowstone” post we outlined Wildlife Watching through the seasons.  Now let’s look at what you need to have the best experience possible.   Tools of the Trade Optics – Yellowstone is a vast landscape, meaning optics are invaluable for spotting and observing wildlife.  We use Lander, WY based Maven … Read More

Helping New & Young Marksman

teaching young marksmanship

A little left… Now up… Perfect, now squeeze the trigger. BANG! Learning to shoot a rifle can be an intimidating task to most folks and especially younger kids looking to get into the sport. It can also be tedious trying to teach a new shooter how to hold the rifle, to breath, proper trigger pull, and above all that, hit … Read More

What is Digiscoping Photography?

What is Digiscoping Photography Phone Skope

Digiscoping Photography Lets start with Digiscoping: Digiscoping means to use a digital camera (like the one on your smart phone) to snap images at a distance with an optical telescope (spotting scope, telescope, rifle scope, binoculars, etc.) Digiscoping photography, also called spotting scope photography, is simply the act or process of taking pictures with your digital camera, through the lens … Read More