More than an Accessory: The Phone Skope Wireless Shutter Remote

Ask about any photographer and they’ll tell you that remote releases represent must-have equipment, not merely nifty accessories. For success, remote releases are considered required gear. They can enhance photos and video so much, that they’re a veritable no-brainer. I’ve heard it from novices and professionals alike. After all, they eliminate vibration borne of clumsy fingers and well, too much coffee. … Read More

5 Great Outdoor Locations for Digiscoping

Do you like outdoor landscapes? Do you take it a step further, surveying them with spotting scopes and binoculars? If your answer is no to the latter, you’re missing out. Landscape photography is one-stop-shopping for anyone that enjoys nature. From hunters to hikers; vacationers to naturalists – you don’t have to be a professional photographer to successfully capture nature in … Read More

Do You Really Summer Scout? Force Your Hand Through Digiscoping

According to social media and the all-knowing internet, ultra-serious deer hunters are seemingly everywhere. You know the ones. They talk about chasing these wily creatures all the time, regardless of the season. During the fall, if they’re not hunting, they’re plotting their next trip. During the offseason months, thoughts continue to be filled with tall antlers, new stand locations, and … Read More

From Paper Weight to Camera: Using the Old Smartphone for Digiscoping

Phone Skope adapter hanging around a persons neck with lanyard. The title of the article is imposed over the image

Pocket change, receipts, and ballpoint pens; these items only scratch the surface of the littered mess inside my nightstand drawers and closet shelves. For me, the catch-all drawer next to my bed also includes pocket knives, screws, and trail camera cards. However, if you look a little closer, the elephant in the drawer is my old iPhone 7-plus, and, for … Read More

Why Digiscoping is for the Birds

I used to think that birdwatching was reserved for elderly couples. To be completely honest, the vision of Thurston and Lovey Howell sitting in the shade on Gilligan’s Island with binoculars in hand usually came to mind. It turns out, it’s quite a popular hobby for people of all ages from all over the world. It should come as no … Read More

Florida Keys Hawkwatch

Florida Keys Hawkwatch | Phone Skope Corporate Sponsor

The migratory flight of raptors at the Florida Keys Hawkwatch has been studied since 1989. In recent years, the hawkwatch has been deemed The Peregrine Falcon Migration Capital of the World. Last year, they counted 3,792 Peregrine Falcons and a total of 19,656 raptors. At the Florida Keys Hawkwatch, you can expect to see large numbers of migratory Osprey, Broad-winged … Read More

5 Great Inexpensive Hunting Binoculars for Digiscoping

Tightwad; Cheapskate; I’ve been called these and much worse when it comes to my spending habits. When it comes to hunting, optics are a must and they come in many different styles, magnification, field of view, durability; and price. In most cases, you get what you pay for, and higher-end optics definitely have their place. In fact, I recommend that … Read More

5 Great Setups for Whitetail Digiscope Scouting

Digiscoping With Binoculars

I’ve often said that scouting is hunting – and it should be treated as such. The same goes for digiscoping. Whether bearing a weapon or not, it can go a long way toward locating a good buck and learning how he uses your hunting grounds.  Digiscoping is done outdoors, and for success, you have to physically navigate the landscape and … Read More

The Chair and the Pouch: A Simple Way to Digiscope Scout

Essential Digiscope Scout Gear

Day packs and field bags; As hunters, we all have one, if not both. Deer hunters typically carry one or the other to the blind or tree stand. Inside of them, you will find a plethora of items, including calls, knives, flashlights – and often an array of hunting gizmos we likely never pull out. Dedicated off-season scouting trips are … Read More

Phone Skope Field Trips: Late Summer Whitetail Scouting

Deer Through Phone Skope Spotting Scope

Like many hunters, I enjoy much more than harvesting animals. As trite as it’s sounds, I like viewing sunrises, sunsets, and everything in between. Especially wildlife. That means many hours without even pulling a trigger or releasing an arrow. While the whitetail offseason means an abrupt end to sitting in a blind or stand, I still find excuses to get … Read More