iPhone Astrophotography using the Phone Skope Digiscoping Adapter

Smartphone Astrophotography has come a long way since I first began doing it 2007 with my then just released Apple iPhone. Today’s smartphones have amazing cameras and camera apps can take incredible (for a smartphone) images in low light. The simplest way to take a photograph of the Moon or bright planets using a telescope is to focus the object … Read More

The How and Why to Use Native Ground Blinds for Digiscoping

Ever driven around a hunting property and taken note of dozens of spots primed for a hunting stand? If you’re a deer hunter, I bet you have. It’s somehow part of the DNA makeup for those that chase America’s most popular game animal. Low-limbed oak canopies, sweeping cedar limbs running horizontally near the ground, and stands of deadfall limbs. It’s … Read More

Digiscoping for the Hunting and Outdoor Creator

Social media has become home to hordes of hunters. A few minutes spent on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, or Twitter will yield countless pictures and videos of wild landscapes, grip-and-grins, and other images depicting – and celebrating – the hunting and outdoor lifestyle. From the western backcountry to deer camps all over North America, the imagery jumps off the page – … Read More

Low Power in High Cover: Digiscoping Whitetails in Tighter Spaces

You see movement. You’re sure of it. Peering deep into the cover, you squint. Finally, you determine it’s merely a tiny offshoot of a branch moving in the breeze. It’s frustrating and often tiring and a common occurrence for whitetail bowhunters hunting in the tighter quarters of outdoor spaces. You continue to pay attention, as the next peculiar movement may … Read More

2021 Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Dad’s can be tough to buy for. I get it. But, there are always things Dads can use and that’s what this list is for. So, if you need a few Father’s Day gift ideas, these 9 items should help. Remember, every order throughout the month of June in 2021 will give you one entry to win a Custom Grizzly … Read More

Custom Grizzly Cooler Giveaway

Throughout the month of June (2021), every person that places an order at PhoneSkope.com will be entered to win a Custom Grizzly Cooler packed full of Skoped Industries goodies. This prize package is valued at $1200. Here’s what’s up for grabs: Custom G60 Grizzly Cooler Phone Skope Kit & Accessories Pyro Putty Kit $50 UHG Gift Card $500 Boring Gift … Read More

Creating Deer Hubs for Year-Round Digiscoping

Group of does

This article on Creating Deer Hubs for Year-Round Digiscoping was written by our friends at 1st Light Hunting Journal. Sharing deer populations across small properties is a reality for many hunters. The special sections of free-range deer hunting mean a lot of competition for mostly non-resident deer herds that regularly roam across multiple properties with a purpose. Some parcels are … Read More

More is Better: Carrying Multiple Optics on the Hunt

Multi Optic Digiscope Cover

Many traditional whitetail hunters are minimalists. Aside from public land bowhunters, most will head to their stand with their weapon of choice, binoculars, and a headlamp. In some cases, they will tote a bag containing such items as calls, scents, and a barrage of other small accessories. The kicker is, most of them won’t be used and could have been … Read More

Leisure Time and Summer Vacation Means Valuable Digiscoping Opportunities

Digiscoping Vacation

Anything worthwhile takes time and work. In my experience, this axiom usually holds up. Fine-tuning your digiscoping game is no different. While starting your digiscoping journey is easy, reaping the benefits it adds to your hunting pursuits is cumulative. It only improves by applying it; practicing it. As hunters, we cherish the opportunities to capture game animals in images and … Read More

Improve Your Digiscope Hunting and Scouting with a Tripod

Digiscope Hunting With A Tripod

“Steady now.” I can still hear my dad’s whisper as I set my sights on one of the first deer I ever shot. Especially when rifle hunting, I still whisper the same thing to myself before a shot. I’ve come to learn the importance of steadiness when viewing game animals through other optics as well. While routine glassing of deer … Read More