Tag: lens shade

Lens Hood? Do We Need It?

Lens hoods were created primarily to block unwanted light in order to prevent glare and lens flare. But nowadays, lens hoods also serve as lens protector when attached in the shooting position. Most of us including me are sometimes hesitant to take along our lens hoods because it’s bulky and takes too much space in […]

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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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