lens hoods

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  1. swmocity

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    i want to order one for my 28-135...i see they have different brands...does it really matter?...hood all have the same function
     
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    The next time you get to Springfield go to Larwrence Photo on Campbell. They have hoods for that lens for $20.
     
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    The lens hood is one of the very few places where you can get a cheap deal without getting total crap. Spend wisely.
     
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    Just make sure that you get a hood that is the right size/shape for that particular lens....otherwise you might end up with dark corners on the wide end of the zoom.
     
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    i stay in houston lol
     
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    it is the right size and shape...just different brands...i think i should go head and spend 10 more bucks to get tha canon hood
     
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    Surely you might find a place in West Plains then...You gotta go somewhere sometime...lol
     
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    yes, do this, that way you know your going to get a good product.. when you start using off brands, or rubber hoods, you get dark spots on your furthest zoom point.. not good
     
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    thx...i ordered the canon one!
     
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    but for a lens hood lol!...id rather just order it
     

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