Anyone has experience with imitation Canon lens hoods?

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Anyone has experience with imitation Canon lens hoods?
Jul 31, 2012


While looking for a lens hood, I found out that there are some imitation lens hoods made and sold by some Hong Kong companies (for example: ).

Has anyone had any experience with these hoods? They are ridiculously cheap (like 1/10 of the overpriced Canon hood). From the pictures they look just like the Canon ones. Perhaps they are cheaply made. But a lens hood is a lens hood is a lens hood, as long as they fit tightly (but not too tight such that it damages the lens barrel), I would give it a try.

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