Photography with Tele Vue Scopes

In all Tele Vue products we try to pay attention to details that result in superior performance. Our photographic adapters and flatteners provide secure attachment of your camera along with contrast maximizing anti-reflection threads.

SLR Cameras (Prime Focus)

All Tele Vue telescopes can be used as telephoto lenses at their rated focal length and f/ratio with SLR camera bodies. All that is required is a T-Ring that fits your camera and the correct camera adapter to fit the telescope's focuser: model ACM-1250 camera adapter for the TV-60 and model ACM-2000 for the bigger telescopes. Read More …

Point-and-Shoot (Digiscoping)

"Afocal" imaging (Digiscoping) is a convenient way to take telephoto images with cameras that have non-interchangeable lenses. This can be accomplished by employing a Tele Vue FoneMate™ smartphone or a Tele Vue Digital Camera adapter that mates a digital camera's non-removable lens. Both connect to select Tele Vue eyepieces. The long eye relief designed into many of Tele Vue's eyepieces allows for afocal imaging with minimum vignetting.

Tele Vue has two types of Digiscoping adapters: FoneMate™ for smart phones and a Digital Rings/Radian Adapter system for Point-and-Shoot cameras with filter threads. Read More …

Images and observations made with Tele Vue scopes played in a role in the "Central Park Hawk Saga" that captivated New Yorkers through the mid-2000s. See more Central Park Hawk photos on the TV-60 page.

Prime Focus: camera ...
Prime Focus: camera and adapter ready to be inserted into scope.
Digiscoping: our Fon...
Digiscoping: our FoneMate™ adapter connects your smartphone to our eyepieces.
Digiscoping: our Dig...
Digiscoping: our Digital Rings and Radian Adapter connects your point-and-shoot camera to our eyepieces.

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