Selecting the best optics for your outdoor pursuits can prove difficult. Sport optics products can be complex and confusing, and the extensive use of jargon can leave the consumer unsure about his or her selection.
Alan R. Hale, a recognized master of the sports optics craft, takes some of the mystery out of optics selection in his new book Sport Optics – Binoculars, Spotting Scopes & Rifle Scopes. This book provides the facts outdoor enthusiasts need to make informed optical equipment buying decisions.
Sport Optics provides a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to sport optics written for a wide audience, including experienced users, potential buyers and those simply curious about sport optics. This beautifully illustrated book is filled with useful information in a form that is simple to understand and apply.
Hale, currently the chairman emeritus of Celestron, has more than 50 years of experience in the optical industry. He’s gained a vast knowledge of optical products and the various industry segments. Hale shares his extensive knowledge in the pages of this book, but does so in a way that any beginner can understand while cutting through the hype and sensationalism spewed by manufactures wishing to tout their products.
Hale was the president and C.E.O. of Celestron for many years, as well as a minority owner, before becoming the chairman emeritus. Hale was instrumental in leading Celestron to be one of the world’s largest optics manufacturers.
Hale is an amateur bird watcher, an amateur astronomer, a casual hunter, a casual target shooter, a soccer coach and avid sports enthusiast.
Get your own copy of Sports Optics by ordering from Amazon or various specialty retailers.
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