Hoods

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  1. Jay Carota

    Jay Carota TPF Noob!

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    Ok, one more question for today. :)

    I have been reading many posts dealing with lens hoods. In a situation dealing with shade, such as shooting in a forest versus a sunny beach, would a hood be needed?
     
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    yup to the beach, nope to the shade.
     
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    A hood is just a shade. So if it's bright outside and sun is hitting your lens...then use a hood.
     
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    Thanks for the replies.
     
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    and for halloween, you can wear it on your head :D
     
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    Depends if your name is Robin.
     
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    Dual hoods: one to keep the snow off my lens, one to keep the snow off of me.

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    Besides eliminating lens flare, I find lens hoods useful in keeping rain, snow, and spilled beer off of the lens.
     
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    I agree with matt on this. Especially the beer. I use them for some long night exp with street lights in or around the shot.
     

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