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Canon ET-60 Lens Hood

You Pay: $19.00
Product Highlights
  • For EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III, EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM, EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS & EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II Lenses

The Canon ET-60 Lens Hood is primarily designed to prevent unwanted stray light from entering the lens by extending and shading the end of the lens. In addition, since the end of the lens is extended, you also get the added benefit of some extra protection from accidental impact.

Thread Size 58mm
Dimensions (Diam. x L) 28 x 4.3" (70 x 108mm)
Weight 13.8 oz (390 g)

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CanonET-60 Lens Hood
 
4.7

(based on 152 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (107)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (39)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (102)
  • Durable (80)
  • Easily interchangeable (72)
  • Strong construction (43)
  • Rugged (23)

Cons

  • Weak casing (6)
  • Flimsy (4)
  • Heavy / bulky (3)
  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Landscape/scenery (71)
  • Sports/action (53)
  • Wildlife photos (43)
  • Macro photography (18)
  • Weddings (15)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (77), Casual photographer (28), Enthusiast (16), Semi-pro photographer (16), Photography student (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (101), Yes (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Needed accessory

I bought the ET-60 lens hood for the 75->300 mm kit zoom lens bundled with the Canon Rebel XT I purchased about two years ago. Of the several lenses I have...Read complete review

I bought the ET-60 lens hood for the 75->300 mm kit zoom lens bundled with the Canon Rebel XT I purchased about two years ago. Of the several lenses I have purchased for this camera, this is the only one where I get inconsistant results. The main problem I seem to have is that the light meter seems to think there is more light available than exists and results in under-exposed pictures. This happens more often at the 300mm end of zooming. I assumed that too much light is getting in from the side. I tried a rubber screw-in hood and that did not seem to help much. The Canon seems to help a lot, is inexpensive, and is easy to use. I think that a hood should probably be standard with all lenses over 100mm. I should have purchased this when I bought the lens. It is made of thin plastic, so care should be taken to avoid breaking it,

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not the quality I expected from Canon

I purchased this hood for my 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS EF-S USM LENS. I expected the inside to be felt lined which it was not. The fit is fine but it is...Read complete review

I purchased this hood for my 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS EF-S USM LENS. I expected the inside to be felt lined which it was not. The fit is fine but it is basically a [$] piece of plastic. This quality of hood should be furnished with the lens as part of the package.

Reviewed by 152 customers

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5.0

Tried cheep, then went with factory

By Larrylee

from East TN Mtns.

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Strong Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/Scenery

    Comments about Canon ET-60 Lens Hood:

    I tried an after market hood. Not even close to fitting, then went with OEM, and it works perfect.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Great value great service

    By Scott s

    from Pittsburgh

    Comments about Canon ET-60 Lens Hood:

    Once again fast delivery great service and excellent value

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    5.0

    I would recommeded this product others

    By Nee

    from New York, New York

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easily Interchangeable
    • Lightweight
    • Rugged
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoors/Low Light
      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Night Photography

      Comments about Canon ET-60 Lens Hood:

      I use this product to block out stray light.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      These Canon lens hoods are great

      By ks4greenthumb

      from STL, MO.

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Lightweight
      • Rugged
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Macro Photography
        • Sports/Action
        • Weddings/Events
        • Wildlife Photos

        Comments about Canon ET-60 Lens Hood:

        What more can be said about these lens hoods? I love 'em, they're well built and won't let you down. Just make sure this is the correct hood for the lens you'll be using, they're purpose built for a specific set of lenses, make sure you match the hood to the lens.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Excellent Lens Hood

        By Dee

        from Michigan

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easily Interchangeable
        • Lightweight
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Landscape/Scenery

          Comments about Canon ET-60 Lens Hood:

          Fits beautifully on Canon T3I lenses. A must have for your camera!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          Great Simple Piece of Equipment

          By Jake

          from New York

          About Me Photography Student

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easily Interchangeable
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Canon ET-60 Lens Hood:

              It blocks glares onto the glass and makes the photo come out better.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Very Good

              By Bio-Hazard54

              from King, WI

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easily Interchangeable
              • Strong Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Canon ET-60 Lens Hood:

                  Very easy to attach.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Canon lens hood.

                  By Dave

                  from Philadelphia Pennsylvania

                  Comments about Canon ET-60 Lens Hood:

                  Fast shipping from B&H. Free shipping and no tax. Lens hood fit great. Super company to deal with.

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                  4.0

                  Keep stray light out.

                  By Rugby Dad

                  from San Diego, CA

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easily Interchangeable
                  • Lightweight
                  • Strong Construction

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Landscape/Scenery
                    • Sports/Action
                    • Video
                    • Wildlife Photos

                    Comments about Canon ET-60 Lens Hood:

                    Easy to attach and remove when needed, did not add weight to the end of my lens. Improved pictures of my sons Rugby game in bright sun light.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Perfect fit for my lens

                    By TP

                    from Southwest USA

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Canon ET-60 Lens Hood:

                          Easy to put on or take off my lens as needed

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Lens Hood by Canon

                          By Cathee the "want-to-be-photo expert"

                          from Huntington Beach

                          About Me Casual Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easily Interchangeable
                          • Httpservicespowerrevi
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Httpservicespowerrevi
                            • Indoors/Low Light
                            • Landscape/Scenery
                            • Macro Photography
                            • Night Photography
                            • Sports/Action
                            • Video
                            • Weddings/Events
                            • Wildlife Photos

                            Comments about Canon ET-60 Lens Hood:

                            I had one and broke it! I decided I did not need to spend any $$$ on a new one. So for the past year and a half I've been shooting digital photo without a hood and my pictures have looked like a child shooting into the sun or worse!This hood really helps you focus on your subject and contain light the way you want your pictures to look

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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                            5.0

                            great product

                            By snoopnsteph

                            from st. louis, mo

                            About Me Casual Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easily Interchangeable

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Sports/Action

                              Comments about Canon ET-60 Lens Hood:

                              easy to use and inexpensive. shipped quickly.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Worth the extra money

                              By wylie

                              from Plano, TX

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Durable
                              • Easily Interchangeable

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Canon ET-60 Lens Hood:

                                  After throwing away another hood that was supposed to fit the 55-200mm lens, I bought this one and it goes on and off and reverses so much easier. Sometimes it just pays...

                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  Works just like it should!

                                  By tx_pilot

                                  from Texas

                                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Consistent Output
                                  • Easily Interchangeable
                                  • Lightweight
                                  • Rugged
                                  • Strong Construction

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Canon ET-60 Lens Hood:

                                      Twists right on the front of the lens, locks up tight and does the job just like it should... No problems and no complaints at all!

                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      Excellent Canon quality

                                      By Herb

                                      from Bella Vista, AR

                                      About Me Casual Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Durable
                                      • Lightweight
                                      • Strong Construction

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Landscape/Scenery
                                        • Wildlife Photos

                                        Comments about Canon ET-60 Lens Hood:

                                        I bought this lens hood for my Canon 55-250MM telephoto lens. It is exactly what I wanted to do the job on bright sunny days. I did not want an after market lens hood because of the quality and sometimes fitting problems. This lens hood is perfect.

                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                        • No

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                                        5.0

                                        Great accessory for Canon 18-55mm lens

                                        By TedD

                                        from Poughkeepsie, NY

                                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Durable
                                        • Easily Interchangeable
                                        • Lightweight
                                        • Rugged
                                        • Strong Construction

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Landscape/Scenery
                                          • Wildlife Photos

                                          Comments about Canon ET-60 Lens Hood:

                                          I have just started using lens hoods. They are great for cutting glare when taking pictures outside. I ordered the Canon hood since I knew it would fit my Canon 55-250mm lens exactly with no light leakage. I like that the hood can be turned around on the lens for storage.

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                                          4.0

                                          Worked as Advertised.

                                          By Photo guy

                                          from Nashville TN

                                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Easily Interchangeable
                                          • Lightweight

                                          Cons

                                          • Weak Casing

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Sports/Action

                                          Comments about Canon ET-60 Lens Hood:

                                          I purchased to help keep the sun out of shooting some local football events to my 70-300 Cannon lens. Works well and helps to keep the sun out of the lens.

                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                          • No

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                                          5.0

                                          Does the job

                                          By Isaiah

                                          from Los Angeles, CA

                                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Durable
                                          • Rugged
                                          • Strong Construction

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Landscape/Scenery

                                            Comments about Canon ET-60 Lens Hood:

                                            Canon quality. Better than the cheap off brands. Clicks on firmly, and doesn't look like it will crack easily.

                                            • Was this a gift?:
                                            • No

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                                            4.0

                                            Usefull piece of equipment

                                            By traveler

                                            from fort wayne, IN

                                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Durable
                                            • Easily Interchangeable
                                            • Lightweight

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Landscape/Scenery

                                              Comments about Canon ET-60 Lens Hood:

                                              Bought this lens hood, to use with my Canon EF-S 55-250 MM and it works perfectly well, although I do not use it always. I decided to buy Canon original instead of a generic brand, because of the quality reputation and I don't like to use non Canon accessories on my Canon equipment. Only problem is that Canon should sell the hood together with the lens and not separately.

                                              • Was this a gift?:
                                              • No

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                                              5.0

                                              Canon hoods fit

                                              By John in the Berkshires

                                              from Adams, MA

                                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                    Comments about Canon ET-60 Lens Hood:

                                                    Experience with my Canon 7D has taught that only Canon brand hoods precisely fit.

                                                    Bought this for my wife's Rebel. Fits great. No problems.

                                                    Also, B&H delivered ahead of time on standard shipping, as usual.

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                                                    • No

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