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Re: [OM] Rubber lens hoods shine

Subject: Re: [OM] Rubber lens hoods shine
From: Skip Williams <om2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2003 10:41:25 -0500
You could glue black felt on the inside.

Have you tried to run some tests to see if the hood is contributing to flare?

Skip

>
>Subject: [OM] Rubber lens hoods shine
>   From: W Shumaker <om4t@xxxxxxxx>
>   Date: Fri, 07 Nov 2003 10:36:06 -0500
>     To: olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>
>OK, enough of this digital stuff. I can't afford to think about the E-1
>at the moment. So here is an OM question.
>
>I've been using the 35-105 rubber lens hood on my 90/2, partly
>for protection and partly in the belief that it improves flair. However, I
>have noticed on some of my longer exposures in diffuse light a
>decrease in contrast. I was wondering if the rubber hood is actually
>bouncing light into the lens. Gary R had mentioned problems with
>rubber hoods, but I thought that was with a direct light.
>
>So, is there a way to improve the 'blackness' of the rubber hoods?
>The effect is subtle, how can I best test the effect of the hood on
>contrast?
>
>Wayne 
>
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