Lens Hood w/ Step-Up Ring

Started Jun 10, 2012 | Discussions thread
stucs201 Regular Member • Posts: 368
Re: Lens Hood w/ Step-Up Ring

Elandreth wrote:

Lens -> hood -> ring -> filter

A different order doesn't help because the overall thickness remains the same, and that's what causes the vignette. I was just wondering if there were such a thing as a screw-on lens hood where its threads stepped-up in size. Then, I would just have Lens -> step-up hood -> filter, reducing the overall thickness, and hopefully removing the vignette.

You could try:

Lens -> ring -> wider hood -> filter

it might be justs as thick, but the hood and filter frame will be further away, so the angle at which they get in the way will be wider.

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