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Hood´s for Oly 12 and 45mm

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by GRID, Feb 19, 2013.

  1. GRID

    GRID Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 22, 2011
    I´ve tryed a few hoods for these two lenses and here´s the ones i recomend.

    For the Oly 12mm F2 the JJC feels and looks the best i think.
    I tryed a circular one to but it looked big since the lens is quite wide.
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    For the Oly 45mm F1.8 i like the LIM´s hood the best, I tryed a smaller circular one here also,
    but the lens feelt very long and thin with it, this one makes it feel much more pro.
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    (mounted backwards here)
  2. jloden

    jloden Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 15, 2012
    Hunterdon County, NJ
    Nice, GRID. Are these bayonet mount or screw-in hoods?

    I bought a screw in hood for my Oly 12 and 45mm a while back, but I wouldn't mind a reversible bayonet mount. Probably use it a lot more often if I didn't have to screw it in place.
  3. GRID

    GRID Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 22, 2011
    The one on the 12mm goes on the outside of the lens, then there´s a screw on the outside that make it stick, just lika the original i think?

    The one for the 45 is filterthread screw on, but it needs a filter there already but i was lucka to have a macrofilter in the right size, so i just removed the glas from it :) 
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  4. Dalton

    Dalton Mu-43 Veteran

    Jan 24, 2010
    Portland, Oregon USA
    Dan Ferrall
    Good call on the one for the 12mm...

    I just bought the same one for my 12mm. I recommend it highly. I use an inexpensive screw on for my 45mm f 1.8. It works well too.
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