With 16 years of birding-optics expertise, Ben Lizdas is well-qualified to explain why some binoculars cost upwards of $2,500. Are super-premium bins worth the price?

Why Are Binoculars So Expensive?

As a birder who also happens to be an optics enthusiast, there are few moments that elicit more anticipation for Ben Lizdas, than being able to see and experience a newly designed, high-end binocular for the first time. With 16 years of birding-optics expertise, Ben is well-qualified to explain why some binoculars cost upwards of $2,500. Are super-premium bins worth the price? Read and find out.
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