Tag: lens protection

Lens Hoods : Third Party VS. Manufacturer Made Lens Hoods

I’ve encountered this question many times, Third party made lens hoods(including those sold on ebay) vs manufacturer made. In my strongest opinion it is ok to get a third party made lens hood, in fact they work as well as the original. All of my lens hoods are from third party chinese manufacturers and were […]

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Lens Hoods and The Benefits of Using One.

Lens Hoods are lens accessories that we put on the end of our camera lenses. The primary reason lens hoods were created was to block light from hitting the front element of our lens to prevent lens flare. Is it required to use a lens hood? Certainly not. It’s an optional accesory, but an important […]

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