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Olympus 75mm f1.8 lens hood

Discussion in 'Accessories' started by paul macro, Mar 23, 2014.

  1. paul macro

    paul macro Mu-43 Regular

    Sep 10, 2011
    Hello I'm looking to purchase a lens hood for my new lens should I get the oly or a third party ,and are any discernible differences between them ,other than cost?
  2. slp

    slp New to Mu-43

    Mar 23, 2014
    I've bought a very simple rubber screw-in "multi lens hood" 58mm from Hoya. Works fine, but when folded, the Lens takes more space in the Bag than expected.
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  3. spatulaboy

    spatulaboy I'm not really here Subscribing Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    North Carolina
    I use the JJC hood, it's cheaper but very close in quality to the original with felt lining and everything.
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  4. Glenn S

    Glenn S Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Feb 1, 2010
    I have a JJC hood too, similar in appearance to the Oly but I found it marks quite easily.
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  5. budeny

    budeny Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 4, 2014
    Boulder, CO
    If you plan to use polarizer filter on lens then I would suggest to get screw-in hood, 58mm - just look it up on ebay.
    Otherwise, JJC is good value and can be stored reversed on lens.
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  6. andix

    andix Mu-43 Regular

    Jun 16, 2012
    I second JJC to. Well built, practically identical to the 'real deal' and 1/3 of the price. I got mine with free shipping from HK to Canada too. I have a 58mm UV filter on the lens and the hood goes on or off without any problem. If you're using a polarizing filter chances are the hood will work as long as it's not larger than the external diameter of the lens.
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  7. paul macro

    paul macro Mu-43 Regular

    Sep 10, 2011
    Thanks all .
    looks like the jjc is a good option for the lens
  8. pdk42

    pdk42 One of the "Eh?" team Subscribing Member

    Jan 11, 2013
    Leamington Spa, UK
    Another vote fir the JJC hood - nice quality and fits perfectly.
  9. Chris5107

    Chris5107 Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Jan 28, 2011
    I have the lens in black and use a 58mm screw on hood which takes a 62mm lens cap. I leave this on permanently. Looks good and provides good solid protection for the front element. I attached the only photo I have of the setup. It is next to the 40-150mm as a comparison. The hood and Olympus lens cap were about $10 total when I picked them up on ebay.

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  10. rfortson

    rfortson Mu-43 Veteran

    +1 - nice quality and solid. I have a similar one for my 17/1.8 as well.
  11. HappyFish

    HappyFish Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Sep 8, 2012
    screw on hood so when I use the CP I can turn it :) 
    when on my Em5
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  12. zlatko-photo

    zlatko-photo Mu-43 Veteran

    Jan 8, 2014
    +1 for the the JJC hood. It is very good.
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