Accessories: Why Premium? As many accessories getting cheaper and cheaper,
the quality of products also getting lower. We found that buying low
quality product will end up wasting the money.
Now we had
selected some of the products with good quality and reasonable priced item
as in our Premium selection.
1. Flower shape
lens hood fits all lens / filters ( take note on the diameter size )
With the lens hood attached, you can lower the contrast of the image
3. Enables you to shoot towards the light source, and being reflected
inside the lens, without excessive flare
4. Stops light coming into
the lens at extreme angles and being reflected inside the lens.
With reverse ring included, you may reverse the hood for easy storage in
need a Lens Hood
What good is the
hood? The primary use for a lens hood is to prevent light from hitting the
front lens element from the sides - reducing contrast and creating
flare. Pictures taken with a lens hood installed can have richer colors and
A secondary use
for a lens hood is to protect the lens. The damage prevented can range
from a finger-printed front element (a minor inconvenience) to a broken
front element (possibly a major expense - and lost pictures/downtime).
Lens hoods are generally strong and stick out from the lens some distance.
Accidental touches and scratches to the front element are reduced simply
because the glass is more difficult to reach with the hood in place. Some
impact protection is gained from having a sacrificial part taking the blow.
Of course, ultra wide angle lenses have very short hoods that offer very
Lens hoods on
longer focal length lenses offer more front lens element protection from
rain and dust. Of course, if your lens is not weather sealed, you should
not let it get wet in the first place. A clean and
dry front element will allow the camera to deliver the better image quality
Remark: You can check your lens size on the lens itself,
normally it is stated ?52, 55, 58....etc