Lens hood question

Discussion in 'Beyond the Basics' started by selmerdave, Feb 19, 2005.

  1. selmerdave

    selmerdave TPF Noob!

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    I'm having trouble finding a lens hood for my Pentax 28mm. It's a K so it has the 52mm thread, so any of the Pentax hoods available won't fit. Is there a serious need for compatibility? Could I use a hood from another manufacturer that makes a 28mm hood for a 52mm thread (say Nikon for example)?

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  2. Walt

    Walt TPF Noob!

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    The brand makes no difference. as long as the thread size is the same and the hood is designed for that field of view. (a hood for a 100mm lense would obstruct the image)
     
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    Christie Photo No longer a newbie, moving up!

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