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New TLS APO 23 mm digiscoping adapter from SWAROVSKI OPTIK specially designed for system cameras

March 04 2016

SWAROVSKI OPTIK presents in the form of the new TLS APO 23 mm Apochromat Telephoto Lens System adapter the perfect solution for all digiscopers using system or Micro 4/3 cameras. This adapter from SWAROVSKI OPTIK is available from specialist retailers from April 1, 2016, as well as at

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Winners of the 10th SWAROVSKI OPTIK “Digiscoper of the Year” competition revealed

November 23 2015

SWAROVSKI OPTIK has been inviting entries for the “Digiscoper of the Year” competition every year for 10 years now. To mark this anniversary, in addition to the four existing categories, in 2015 a special “Animal Antics” category was included for funny animal pictures. This year’s winner is Italian Claudio Montuori with his amazing picture of a Black-winged Kite in action. His entry was awarded first place in the competition by a jury of international photographers and birding and digiscoping experts, as well as the general public.

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On the trail of infinity: CL Companion Polaris from SWAROVSKI OPTIK

October 01 2015

SWAROVSKI OPTIK presents an exclusive edition of the popular CL Companion binoculars with a limited stock of 1,000 products: CL Companion Polaris. This model impresses with its elegant design that is inspired by the infinite expanse of the polar regions and the colors reflecting the unending ice. With their proven, perfectly adapted optical performance package, CL Companion binoculars promise you unforgettable discoveries. Top-quality equipment and an individual accessories package with a floating shoulder strap and water-repellent bag, round off the CL Companion Polaris edition.

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Limitless perfection: The new EL Family from SWAROVSKI OPTIK

July 23 2015

Revolutionary optical performance, outstanding ergonomic design, perfect functionality. The launch of the EL binoculars by SWAROVSKI OPTIK in 1999 marked a milestone in long-range optics. These masterpieces have now been further enhanced following intensive development, resulting in the best EL Family ever, which is innovative and perfectly designed down to the smallest detail. The crystal-clear optics provided by SWAROVISION technology and the unique ergonomic design, including the EL wrap-around grip, are enhanced by the new, perfectly harmonized FieldPro package, which offers an unprecedented level of comfort while birding and observing wildlife. The new EL Family will be available from September 2015 from specialist retailers and online at

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SWAROVSKI OPTIK digiscoping adapter now available for the iPhone®* 6

July 01 2015

The popular SWAROVSKI OPTIK iPhone* adapter is now also available for the iPhone 6. The PA-i6 adapter for iPhone* is used to attach SWAROVSKI OPTIK spotting scopes and binoculars to the iPhone in a single motion to produce telephoto zoom lenses, thus making digiscoping accessible to even more users. You can successfully take enchanting close-up shots that capture the moment forever in an instant, no matter whether you are observing wildlife and birds, out hunting, enjoying some free time, or on your travels. The adapter from SWAROVSKI OPTIK is available from specialist retailers from July 2015, as well as at

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SWAROVSKI OPTIK launches its 10th “Digiscoper of the Year” competition

June 01 2015

Digiscoping – the art of shooting photos and videos through spotting scopes or binoculars – has been capturing the imagination of an ever-growing number of users for many years. High-quality spotting scopes, binoculars, and special adapters from SWAROVSKI OPTIK have turned digiscoping into a fascinating alternative to nature photography. In 2015 SWAROVSKI OPTIK’s popular “Digiscoper of the Year” competition is taking place for the 10th time. To mark this anniversary, in addition to the four existing categories, there will be a special “Animal Antics” category for funny animal pictures. Once again, SWAROVSKI OPTIK is offering an attractive top prize of a complete digiscoping set. A Facebook competition will run at the same time as this competition. The “Digiscoper of the Year 2015” competition begins on June 1, 2015 and the closing date for entries is September 30, 2015.

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