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MJ224 17th September 2017 06:58 PM

Lens hood superior
 
http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/5...3_142040rs.jpg

David M' lens hood...........Great innovation. What was it used for before??????*chr

Keith-369 17th September 2017 07:52 PM

Re: Lens hood superior
 
Corset ! ! ! Have to be a bit bigger than that in this house I'm afraid *yes*yes

David M 17th September 2017 08:01 PM

Re: Lens hood superior
 
It's actually designed as a lens hood. It's a Lenscoat Large Travel Hood and is designed to fold flat for packing.

The company does actually make a couple of useful products, the travel hoods and hoodie lens caps. The XXL lens cap is far superior to the stupid two zips to take off and two zips to put on leatherette cap that Olympus supplied with the 350mm.

iso 18th September 2017 06:44 PM

Re: Lens hood superior
 
Could be a Willie Warmer:D

MJ224 18th September 2017 09:39 PM

Re: Lens hood superior
 
That would be a woppa................*chr

David M 18th September 2017 10:10 PM

Re: Lens hood superior
 
A correction, Lenscoat say that it will fold nearly flat for packing. I've found that wrapping it around an empty ground coffee canister helps it stay round and you can put stuff in the coffee canister for extra protection from baggage hurlers.

If you fold it nearly flat you can spend some time trying to get it round again when it's on the lens.

ChiaroScuro 23rd August 2018 02:30 PM

Re: Lens hood superior
 
Cool lens hood. You can use it for astro photo.

https://www.skyandtelescope.com/astr...ling-with-dew/

It will prevent condensation/dew on the front element of your lens.

bigsambwfc 23rd August 2018 04:50 PM

Re: Lens hood superior
 
had chance of that lens a bit back , he wanted 750 for it, it seemed in good nick with complete case etc. should have bought it, but it was big and bulky so decided against, did i make a mistake?


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