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09-15-2007, 01:11 PM   #1
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40mm 2.8 Limited - Lens hood

I read that the lens hood on the 40mm Limited is already installed on the lens when you buy it. Seems to be on mine...

How do I remove it?

*Can* I remove it? It seems to be stuck, and I dont want to break the lens.

Is there a benefit on having it on?

09-15-2007, 01:24 PM   #2
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Just like the cap, you can unscrew the lens hood. It might be a bit hard to do because of the small size of the lens itself, but it should give after a few tries

Having the hood on will eliminate lens flare if you're shooting while it's sunny out- it also protects the front lens element in case you accidentally hit the lens against something.

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09-15-2007, 01:33 PM   #3
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Does it unscrew clock-wise or counter?
09-15-2007, 01:58 PM   #4
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If you have the lens facing you then turn the hood counter clockwise. Works excatly the same as a nut and bolt in that regard.

09-16-2007, 10:47 AM   #5
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I made it

Now I think it's easier to remove the hood along with the damn cap.

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