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Do I need a lens hood for a EF-S 60mm f/2.8 macro?

 
yankees3791
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Aug 18, 2011 14:11 |  #1

Hey,

I just bought a Canon 60mm f/2.8 macro and was wondering if you guys thought I should buy a lens hood for it? I heard that if you're doing macro its not a big deal but for portraits and other pictures, a lens hood isn't a bad thing to have. If you have this lens, please give me your comments! Thanks


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Aug 18, 2011 14:21 |  #2

EVERY lens needs a hood. ALWAYS use a lens hood to protect your glass! Sure, a hood will greatly decrease glare, but it will protect your investment as well. Your statement "a lens hood isn't a bad thing to have" is the understatement of the year!




  
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Aug 18, 2011 14:35 |  #3

nightcat wrote in post #12958469 (external link)
Your statement "a lens hood isn't a bad thing to have" is the understatement of the year!

I guess I should buy one :oops:


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Aug 18, 2011 15:01 |  #4

Congratulations on your purchase. The 60mm 2.8 is one of the sharpest lenses Canon makes. About once or twice a year I have to remove the hood to get extra close to the subject I'm shooting. Other than that, the hood stays on.




  
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