All of the optics are scratch free and gives good sharp image. Can be used for viewing or photography. The item "Pentax 500 mm Angled Spotting Scope / Telephoto Lens with Tripod" is in sale since Wednesday, November 7, 2018.This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Hunting\Scopes, Optics & Lasers\Spotting Scopes". The seller is "sweet_collector" and is located in Miami, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.