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Which lens hood design for Panasonic 14mm ....

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by Jay86, Apr 12, 2014.

  1. Jay86

    Jay86 Mu-43 Veteran

    477
    Dec 26, 2012
    Ok so the Panasonic 14mm isn't too wide of a lens but Im wondering which lens hood from the two below would be the best design for the 14mm FL. I should think the wider one but not sure since 14mm isn't that wide either...

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    Links to both FYI:

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/46mm-Screw-...=Camera_Camcorder_Remotes&hash=item3a724cb964

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/46mm-Wide-A...=Camera_Camcorder_Remotes&hash=item3ccd108cd2

    Thanks all :) 
     
  2. janneman

    janneman Mu-43 Veteran

    433
    Dec 6, 2012
    Netherlands
    Jan (John) Kusters
    The first one might be too narrow for a wide angle, hard to tell from picture. With its small lens size, I would prefer the folding rubber type GFFPhotos has.
     
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  3. Art

    Art Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 13, 2011
    San Francisco, CA
    IMO, the lens is not that expensive to justify adding bulk to it for protection. Besides, it's incredibly flare resistant so I doubt the hood will do much good.
     
  4. Jay86

    Jay86 Mu-43 Veteran

    477
    Dec 26, 2012
  5. matt_not_andrew

    matt_not_andrew Mu-43 Rookie

    10
    Aug 22, 2013
    I'd use a UV filter with the glass removed to keep it small. Like a stand off ring.

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  6. darosk

    darosk Mu-43 Top Veteran

    705
    Apr 17, 2013
    Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
    Daros
    I bought some of those vented lens hoods off ebay.

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    I'll be completely frank, I only did so because I saw a photo someone posted here on the forums and I thought it looked cool. I've gotten more than a few comments specifically about the lens hood while walking around town shooting (solidifying my street cred) so I guess the $2.50 I spent has paid itself off :wink:
     
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