Lens Hoods: Needed these days?

Started Feb 7, 2013 | Discussions thread
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dcassat Senior Member • Posts: 1,195
Shooting into the light

I enjoy back-lit photography for landscapes.  A lens hood is necessary to control the amount of flare I get and gives me the ability to shoot at a steeper angle toward the sun.

So your results are different than mine as I have tried both and I have less flexibility with a hood.

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