Re: Tulip-shaped hoods (was [OM] Angenieux)

Subject: Re: Tulip-shaped hoods (was [OM] Angenieux)
From: Jay Maynard <jmaynard@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2001 19:26:55 -0600
On Thu, Nov 01, 2001 at 05:15:51PM -0800, Winsor Crosby wrote:
> Maybe, but it also allows the hood to be smaller and to remain on the 
> lens when it is stowed. It is debatable whether a relatively small 
> tulip shaped hood, or a very large flared circular hood(It is a 69mm 
> filter size) would call the most attention. Certainly it is handier 
> than fishing around in the gadget bag for the usual screw in or clamp 
> on Olympus hood.

The E-10's hood is tulip-shaped, as well. I really like it; it seems to be
effective enough at any focal length, and being able to store it on the lens
without having it add appreciably to the size is a real plus. Of course, it
does require that the front of the lens not rotate (something I hadn't
thought about till it was pointed out here), but that's a small price to

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