In this article we will go through 5 Practical Uses For Binoculars you might not have thought of before, that can make your life easier and more enjoyable, and could even save your life!
Binocular Practical Use #1: Survival
If you are lost in the woods, your trusted pair of binoculars could help you stay alive in many different ways.
First, the lenses could be unscrewed and used to magnify the sun's ray to create a fire which would:
- Keep you warm
- Allow you to cook food
- Send distress signals
So the lesson here is always carry a pair of binoculars with you when you are out in the wilderness.
Binocular Practical Use #2: Photography
Surprisingly not many people are aware that Binoculars can be used to take Amazing Pictures from a distance. All you need to do is place the auto focus lens through one of the binocular tubes and zoom in with your binoculars.
Pretty cool huh? What's ever more cool, is that many leading optics company such as Kowa have developed Phone Adapters that can clamp your phones to your binoculars.
Binocular Practical Use #3: Neighborhood Watch
Night Vision Binoculars can be great way to spot burglars, and help improve the safety in your neighborhood. Not only will these binoculars allow you to see in the dark, but they will also allow you to zoom in to see the finer details such as number plate on a car.
Binocular Practical Use #4: Spotting Traffic Congestion
When you are on a highway with thousands of cars, and there is a traffic jam, it can be difficult to determine what the best lane to take is. Simply by taking out your binoculars, you can easily pinpoint blockages ahead of you, and choose the best route to speed up your journey.
Binocular Practical Use #5: Microscope
If you are curious like most people, you would probably have looked through the wrong end of the binoculars, and would have noticed a different type of magnification. This magnification is similar to the magnification of microscopes and can be used to help you see small objects such as a splinter in your hands, insects crawling on the tree, or even to help you read small letters.
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