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Which lens hood?

Just bought an Olympus 75-300mm lens for my E-M5. I would like to use a lens hood to reduce flare. There is the flower type, rubber fold down or olympus style full hood. Any recommendations?

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Re: Which lens hood?

I have one of
JJC replacement Olympus LH-61E Lens Hood for Olympus: Amazon.co.uk: Camera & Photo JJC replacement Olympus LH-61E Lens Hood for Olympus: Amazon.co.uk: Camera & Photo


that works well apart from when reversed it doesn't 'click into place
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Re: Which lens hood?

I have the JJC also and mine does click into place.

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Re: Which lens hood?

As above or get a 70- 300 hood?
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Re: Which lens hood?

Try this site for hoods and other bits and bobs.
I got some a while back, gd prices and speedy service. They have an eBay page too, their prices are slightly dearer on there I've found.

https://www.jackthehat.co.uk
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Re: Which lens hood?

my hat works well Chris

my arm is sometimes not quite long when using a wide angle though.
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Re: Which lens hood?

I use a an old metal screw on hood (Sigma, I think) via a 58-67 step up that I have from my OM SLR days. It looks really good, works well, and is not bulky although it does mean I can't have the lens cap on. When reversed the lens (with cap) sits in it in my bag in a nice snug fit.

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Re: Which lens hood?

i use a toilet roll :-)
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Re: Which lens hood?

Thanks for the suggestions guys, went with the JJC in the end. Good value,Very pleased.

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Re: Which lens hood?

If you want to go more compact you could modify a JJC Lens Hood for 61D (for the 40-150 kit lens).

This is what I use.


This is an original LH 61D.


And the trimmed JJC version to fit the three lobe mount of the M75-300 lens.


The hood reverses too & this fits in my bag much better than the much larger 61E hood. If you should do this then I also recommend you apply graphite from a soft pencil to help prevent any binding.

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