main use of lens hood


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therat

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ask a stupid question as never use a lens hood be4.
still wondering should buy or not to buy... :think:

understand that lens hood is to block the sun, etc.. during day but for night, what is the use for?

is it a need to use lens hood during night time.
 

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Lens hoods can also offer limited protection against rain, water, dust particles. They also protect the lens element from people bumping onto them and damages if the lens hit a hard surface, eg lens swinging into wall.
 

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