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Old 08-06-2010, 03:49 PM
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I am seeking advise the proper way to position it.

I have yet to get any pictures with it on and off to determine if it will help.
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Old 08-06-2010, 04:00 PM
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I am seeking advise the proper way to position it.

I have yet to get any pictures with it on and off to determine if it will help.
whats a lens hood?
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Old 08-06-2010, 04:03 PM
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Old 08-06-2010, 04:14 PM
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i thought you were talking about those black plastic strips that go on top of the headlamps
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Old 08-06-2010, 04:15 PM
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No that is why this is in the photography section
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Old 08-06-2010, 04:38 PM
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pic doesnt work on my comp for some reason...
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Old 08-06-2010, 04:51 PM
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Old 08-06-2010, 05:52 PM
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They are used to prevent lens flare. When dirrect sunlight hits your lens, it causes lens flare.




Lens flare:



No lens flare:
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Old 08-06-2010, 09:19 PM
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No that is why this is in the photography section
i know, i was gonna tell you wrong section
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Old 08-07-2010, 05:02 AM
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They are used to prevent lens flare. When dirrect sunlight hits your lens, it causes lens flare.
Lens flare:
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No lens flare:
So is it best to turn the part toward the sun or just have it up straight
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Old 08-07-2010, 05:18 AM
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what kinda cam u have STL
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Old 08-07-2010, 05:32 AM
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Old 08-07-2010, 05:37 AM
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Old 08-07-2010, 08:49 AM
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So is it best to turn the part toward the sun or just have it up straight
Mine seems to work best with the wide parts of the hood on the top & bottom. Once in a while if the sun is at a harsh angle I will use my hand to help shade the lens.
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