Lens Hood on Tele ?

Started 2 months ago | Polls thread
Smaug01
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Always on when outdoors

Not having it on outdoors sometimes means lens flare, which hurts contrast. There's no point in having it on indoors, except if there's a lot of bright lights. (or as a guard for the front element)

You can also add contrast to your images in post-processing.

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