Lens Hoods

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mamallama
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Re: Lens Hoods

In my 35mm film days I used rubber lens hoods left attached to the lens and folded back when not in use. I only unfolded them taking a picture when the lighting conditions were such to produce flare and reduce contrast.

One of the disadvantages of the old rangefinder cameras was that using lens hoods caused real problems. There were special lens hoods made for rangefinder cameras with hole cutouts that helped (a little)

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