Gabriel Mihalcea

Passionate about binoculars, photography and blogging with years experience behind, I love to split my time and observe the beauty of this world with different eyes.

How to Remove Internal Binoculars Condensation

After you expose a pair of binoculars to a great difference of temperature, (e.g. from cold outdoors to hot indoors – reaching dew point), in a very humid environment or even using them on a rainy day, binocular lenses are usually get fogged up (same as glasses) creating a layer of condensation on the lenses, however, on most of the …

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Celestron Skymaster 25×100 binoculars review

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Rating: 4 out of 5. The Celestron Skymaster 25×100 is considered to be one of the largest regular binoculars used in astronomy and stargazing. I own these binoculars and after using them for a while, I’ve decided to write a full and honest review (not paid). How are the Celestron Skymaster 25×100 binoculars? Heavy, bulky but marvellous in astronomy. …

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How binoculars focus? The binoculars 101

In order to observe clearly with the binoculars, you have to focus on the object or scene you want to watch. Two main focus systems can be found in binoculars and although it is relatively simple to perform this action, how does this work? How binoculars focus? There are two focus systems encountered in the binoculars. One of the most …

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Should I buy solar binoculars? – Eclipse and solar observations

Solar binoculars are somehow similar to normal binoculars but the front glass elements are acting as solar filters or have a solar filter attached, therefore, those binoculars can be used only and only for solar observations; to buy or not to buy solar binoculars, this is the question. Should I buy solar binoculars? If you are about to view a …

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10×42 vs 10×50 binoculars – which is better?

Although there are many binoculars on the market and you want to buy one, you’ve seen two similar models, a 10×42 vs 10×50. Which is better for your type of observation? 10×42 vs 10×50 binoculars. Which is better? The 10×50 binoculars possess an objective lens with a diameter of 50mm which offers better low-light performance at the cost of extra …

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Why binoculars use prisms?

Probably at least once in your lifetime, you’ve seen how a prism looks like. Binoculars use prisms, that’s for sure. But why? What is the role of a prism in the binoculars? Why binoculars use prisms? When light passes through the objective lens of the binoculars, the image is inverted. The prism main role is to erect the image, where …

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Why some binoculars are so expensive?

Magnification and the size of the binoculars do not matter towards the price of binoculars. A pair of massive binoculars is NOT more expensive than a small portable binocular, and in many cases, it can be the opposite way around. Why some binoculars are so expensive? There could be many factors behind why binoculars are so expensive, some of the …

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Are binoculars bad for your eyes?

There are rumours around the internet and people are concerned that binoculars are bad for your eyes or can affect your eyesight. Before writing this article, we’ve done some in-depth researches and asked a few professionals if the binoculars are bad for your eyes. Are binoculars bad for your eyes? It depends, in general binoculars can do no damage to …

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How to choose binoculars for hunting

If you are a hunter, a pair of binoculars have to be part of your arsenal; there are one thousand and one reasons why you have to choose a pair of binoculars for hunting but the main one is to be able to spot the wildlife before the wildlife spots you. How to choose binoculars for hunting? The binoculars for …

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Binoculars vs spotting scopes for birdwatching

In birdwatching, having binoculars and/or spotting scopes are totally two different things with two different results. Both of the optical devices are widely used in birdwatching and observing wildlife, and have their own advantages and disadvantages. What should I have for birdwatching, binoculars or spotting scope? With binoculars you can see with both of your eyes, are more portable than …

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