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Celestron 20-60x60mm

The 10 Best Spotting Scopes of 2021 Reviewed: The Definitive Guide

If you are into birdwatching and other naturalist activities, hunting, and shooting, a spotting scope is something that you may need and want to...
Bushnell Trophy XLT 20-60x65mm

Review: Bushnell Trophy XLT Spotting Scope

Outdoor Empire pick for best spotting scope for the money. Bushnell is a pretty big optics company who has been around for quite some time....
Vortex Viper

Review: Vortex Viper HD Spotting Scope

  Outdoor Empire pick for best spotting scope for hunting The Vortex Viper is one of the three spotting scopes that Vortex creates. It is a mid tier...
digiscoping with Swarovski scope

Getting Started With Digiscoping ( All You Need To Know )

One interesting aspect of spotting scopes is the ability to turn them into a powerful camera lens. Digiscoping applies to both spotting scopes and...
Various lenses

Optics 101: Anti-Reflective Lens Coatings

We live in a time where optics are clearer than they have ever been before. You can see farther and better in low light conditions, allowing you...
tripod on mountain

What To Look For In A Spotting Scope Tripod?

You might want to check our guide on how to select a best spotting scope before you start considering tripods for it. So what is...
hunter looking through binoculars

The 14 Best Binoculars Reviewed & Tested ( 2021 Hands-on Buying Guide )

Getting the right pair of binoculars is confusing since they come in different styles and sizes. Not all of them are the same, that's for...
Steiner T1042r

Review: Steiner T1042r Tactical Binoculars

  Outdoor Empire pick for the best tactical binoculars. Throughout the time I spent in the Marine Corps, I learned to appreciate what solid optics can...
vortex-viper-hd-binoculars

Review: Vortex Viper HD Binoculars

  Outdoor Empire pick for the best hunting binoculars. Many are familiar with the company Vortex due to their high-quality red dot optics. However, that is...
man with glasses and binoculars

How To Use Binoculars When You Have Glasses ( 2 Methods )

Just using binoculars might be tricky for some folks, not to even mention wearing eyeglasses on top of that too. There used to be a...