Lens Hood or UV Filter?

Discussion in 'Accessories' started by Hyunkie, Aug 28, 2010.

  1. Hyunkie

    Hyunkie New to Mu-43

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    Aug 20, 2010
    Hi guys!

    I am about to order the mZD 14-150mm and before I buy it, I want to get something to protect the lens while at the same time tossing the lens cap in my box as it is too annoying to keep taking and putting it back on every use. I am using a 40.5 B+W clear mrc filter on my kit lens but I was wondering for the 14-150mm would a lens hood be better for it? What exactly are the advantages/disadvantages between a filter and a lens hood in terms of protection?

    Thanks for all the reply. :smile:
     
  2. Hyunkie

    Hyunkie New to Mu-43

    9
    Aug 20, 2010
    Nevermind, I found my answer in the filter thread. Thanks all =)
     
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  3. Starred

    Starred Mu-43 Regular

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    Aug 7, 2010
    So, what is the answer?
     
  4. Hyunkie

    Hyunkie New to Mu-43

    9
    Aug 20, 2010
    I went with the hood =)