If you want use a spotting scope for a digiscoping system there are three main things to consider. The first is the quality of the optics system. The second is the diameter of the objective lens and the third is what type of ocular lens you want. The quality of your spotting scopes will make a difference in the quality of the images you will produce. Essentially the bigger the diameter of the objective lens in the front of your spotting scope, the more light you are able to capture. The more light you are able to get onto your camera, the faster your shutter speed can be. The faster your shutter speed, the more chance that you will get a sharp clear photo.
If you’re a budding photographer or hunter or you just happen to have a house with a nice view and you’re looking for something a little more powerful than an average pair of binoculars for spotting stuff way off in the distance, you might want to consider something called a spotting scope. Spotting scopes come in a variety of magnifications but they generally start around 15 or 16 times to around 60 times magnification. Whereas if you compare to binoculars, which are generally in the 7 to 12 times magnification range. So remember when working with the higher magnification you should use a spotting scope tripod to keep your spotting scope steady.
Using a spotting scope can make hunting so much easier. Spotting scopes are not that heavy. You can easily carry them around where ever you might go. The good news is that they are built for the outdoors. Most Leupold spotting scopes are anti-fog and waterproof.
Enjoy the higher level of magnification of a spotting scope. Mount it on a tripod. Bring all that nature offers right to your feet.