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Vello EW-78BII Dedicated Lens Hood

B&H # VELHCEW78BII MFR # LHC-EW78BII
Vello EW-78BII Dedicated Lens Hood

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  • For Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens

You Pay: $16.95

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The dedicated Vello EW-78BII Lens Hood is specifically designed for use with Canon's EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens.

Lens hoods are primarily designed to prevent unwanted stray light from entering the lens by extending and shading the end of the lens. A dedicated lens hood is designed to perfectly match the specific focal length of the lens it was designed for. Moreover, this hood features a non-glare matte finish on the interior surface to further prevent or limit lens flare. And since the end of the lens is extended, you also get the added benefit of some extra protection from accidental impact.

The "petal" shape of this lens hood maximizes the amount of hood coverage for the minimum amount of weight and hood area. The bayonet mount is designed to also work in the reversed position, allowing the hood to be placed backwards over the lens for a more compact storage solution.

Designed to accommodate the exact angle of view of the camera's lens.
Minimizes flare and ghosting by blocking out stray light.
Protects your lens from accidental impact and the elements.
Vello EW-78BII Dedicated Lens Hood
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    VelloEW-78BII Dedicated Lens Hood
     
    4.6

    (based on 163 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (115)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (40)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (1)

    97%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Durable (97)
    • Lightweight (96)
    • Easily interchangeable (76)
    • Strong construction (48)
    • Rugged (31)

    Cons

    • Tough to attach (4)

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/scenery (82)
    • Sports/action (58)
    • Wildlife photos (52)
    • Weddings (42)
    • Macro photography (16)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (65), Semi-pro photographer (36), Casual photographer (23), Pro photographer (16), Enthusiast (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (104)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    An Essential Accessory

    I bought this for my Canon 28-135 and haven't taken it off since. It does a fantastic job of cutting down on lens flair and, most importantly, has protected my lens from...Read complete review

    I bought this for my Canon 28-135 and haven't taken it off since. It does a fantastic job of cutting down on lens flair and, most importantly, has protected my lens from what would have been some very serious damage, scratching, or smudging. The most important thing you have to remember is that it does add and additional 2 or 3 inches to your lens and makes it considerably wider at one end, which must be considered when purchasing a camera bag or lens case unless you want to take the hood off every time you pack your camera. The additional weight of the hood also promotes lens creep which, although I could care less, some might think of as a flaw.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    It works but...

    It looks just like the canon version, which is why I purchased it. However, it is really hard to attach and remove. It is tight to the point that you really need to...Read complete review

    It looks just like the canon version, which is why I purchased it. However, it is really hard to attach and remove. It is tight to the point that you really need to hold the end of the lens to prevent adding too much torque to the fragile inner workings of the lens. I will probably go with the Canon version from now on. Lesson learned.

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    4.0

    Exelente

    By Sangreazulny

    from Queens NY

    Comments about Vello EW-78BII Dedicated Lens Hood:

    very important

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    4.0

    Needed a Hood

    By brapoza

    from Dartmouth, MA

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy to Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Sports/Action
      • Wildlife Photos

      Comments about Vello EW-78BII Dedicated Lens Hood:

      Don't understand the logig in not providing a hood with a lens purchase. So I got this one instead of the Canon one, works fine

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Why pay more!!

      By Bernie, wilderness wanderer

      from Helena, MT

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy to Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Weddings/Events

        Comments about Vello EW-78BII Dedicated Lens Hood:

        I have used several Vello products in the past and have found all of them to be of good quality and very durable. The lens hood for the Canon 28-135 lens is no exception. It fits nicely, looks good and works.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        It fits

        By Ocean Tamer

        from St. Petersburg, FL

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Vello EW-78BII Dedicated Lens Hood:

              I put the lens hood on and it fit. Job well done!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              I can't leave home with out it!

              By NCribb

              from Grass Valley,CA

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy to Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Vello EW-78BII Dedicated Lens Hood:

                  This hood works wonders with the 28-135mm IS USM. At first i thought the size my be a bit much, but it's perfect. I highly recommend it with this lens!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  4.0

                  must have

                  By Ginny

                  from Hillsboro MO

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Use
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Family Photos
                    • Landscape/Scenery
                    • Sports/Action
                    • Travel
                    • Weddings/Events
                    • Wildlife Photos

                    Comments about Vello EW-78BII Dedicated Lens Hood:

                    any photographer knows the inportance to a lens hood. Any lens you use needs to have this hood on it to keep out the side lighting it prevents side lighting from entering the scene and giving any false readings to the sensors. I do not shoot with out one.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    good product

                    By tj

                    from spokane, wa

                    About Me Casual Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy to Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Outdoors

                      Comments about Vello EW-78BII Dedicated Lens Hood:

                      Helps with glare and can protect lens if dropped.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Perfect

                      By Roberito

                      from Tallahassee, FL

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      See all my reviews

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Consistent Output
                      • Durable
                      • Easily Interchangeable
                      • Easy use
                      • Lightweight
                      • Rugged
                      • Strong Construction

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

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

                        Comments about Vello EW-78BII Dedicated Lens Hood:

                        Purchased to use on my Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS and it works perfectly. Prevents glare and lens flare and I like the screw on lens hoods better than the slightly less expensive pop on lens hoods.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Works Fine

                        By diamondmask

                        from Bonney Lake, WA

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Lightweight
                        • Strong Construction

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Landscape/Scenery
                          • Macro Photography

                          Comments about Vello EW-78BII Dedicated Lens Hood:

                          A little cheaper than the Canon hood. Works as it's supposed to. It's not "flimsy" as others have said, no, it's not Titanium, but it's stiff and feels of good quality. It doesn't say Canon on it, but it works. Clicks into place easily and also sits backward on the lens with no problems.

                          (All lens should COME with a hood!)

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          good lens hood

                          By Ed

                          from Fort Worth, Texas

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Landscape/Scenery

                            Comments about Vello EW-78BII Dedicated Lens Hood:

                            Great protection for outdoor photography

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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                            4.0

                            Good value of the $

                            By bubblehead

                            from Bronx

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Durable
                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Landscape/Scenery
                              • Wildlife Photos

                              Comments about Vello EW-78BII Dedicated Lens Hood:

                              Affordable, meets the need.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Great lens hood

                              By Tanya Owens Photography

                              from Westerly, RI

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Durable
                              • Easily Interchangeable

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Vello EW-78BII Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                  I lost my other Vello lens hood in China, it fell down the side of a mountain. Great quality and value for the money.

                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  Quality Lens Hood for my 28-135mm lens

                                  By BigMike

                                  from San Diego, CA

                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

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

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Indoors/Low Light
                                    • Landscape/Scenery
                                    • Night Photography
                                    • Sports/Action
                                    • Video

                                    Comments about Vello EW-78BII Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                    The Canon EF 28-135mm kit lens should come standard with this hood! The hood is sturdy, easy to attach, fits nicely, and provides nice protection from stray lighting effects. It also helps protect the lens itself from damage whether it is attached to the lens for use, or fitted over the lens in its storage position. This is a must have!

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                                    • No

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                                    4.0

                                    Lens Hood Review

                                    By Ed

                                    from Texas

                                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Lightweight

                                    Cons

                                    • Tough To Attach

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Landscape/Scenery
                                    • Wildlife Photos

                                    Comments about Vello EW-78BII Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                    Bought for use on 28-135 lens

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                                    • No

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                                    5.0

                                    Perfect Lens Hood for the EF 28-135mm

                                    By Captain Video

                                    from SW MI

                                    About Me Pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Easily Interchangeable
                                    • Lightweight

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Landscape/Scenery
                                      • Works Well With Flash

                                      Comments about Vello EW-78BII Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                      Works great.

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                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      Works good

                                      By mark

                                      from northern california

                                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Durable

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Landscape/Scenery
                                        • Sports/Action
                                        • Wildlife Photos

                                        Comments about Vello EW-78BII Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                        What can I say it works like it should. It fits my 28-135 just a bit tight but that is good. The price was good, wayyy better than the canon part.

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                                        • No

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                                        5.0

                                        nice

                                        By pq40

                                        from nj

                                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Durable
                                        • Lightweight
                                        • Rugged

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                            Comments about Vello EW-78BII Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                            can't beat the price

                                            • Was this a gift?:
                                            • No

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                                            4.0

                                            Affordable Hood

                                            By Johnny G

                                            from Logan, Utah

                                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Durable
                                            • Easily Interchangeable

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Landscape/Scenery
                                              • Sports/Action
                                              • Video

                                              Comments about Vello EW-78BII Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                              This lens hood, by Vello, is affordable and durable. It fits the lens nicely, and even allows for some control while inverted.

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                                              • No

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                                              4.0

                                              Not bad at all

                                              By sov514

                                              from New York, NY

                                              About Me Casual Photographer

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Easily Interchangeable
                                              • Lightweight

                                              Cons

                                              • Petals Are A Bit Short

                                              Best Uses

                                                Comments about Vello EW-78BII Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                                It's a lens hood. What can I say about it? It does it's job.

                                                • Was this a gift?:
                                                • No

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                                                5.0

                                                Good product

                                                By Dave

                                                from Springfield, OR

                                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                • Easily Interchangeable
                                                • Lightweight

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

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

                                                  Comments about Vello EW-78BII Dedicated Lens Hood:

                                                  Fits good cheaper than the Canon model.

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                                                  • No

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